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Health Unit Coordinator

Location: Appleton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Hayward Area Memorial Hospital is looking for a night shift Health Unit Coordinator. The Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for performing duties related to patient admission, transfer and discharge, communication with patients, guests and staff, electronic health records maintenance, and other duties of a clerical nature. This person will primarily support our Med/Surg department.*Responsibilities/Duties: ** Prepares patient medical records for admissions, transfers, and discharge.* Notifies appropriate nursing staff to assist patients/physicians in the care of the patient. Notifies RN of new and/or stat orders. Is accurate with transcription orders. Enters and verifies data in the computer system.* Orders supplies as needed. Maintains supplies in a neat and orderly environment.* Interacts professionally with patient/family. Defers to the RN to provide explanations and verbal reassurance as appropriate.* Answers telephone/patient call system in a polite manner. Communicates information to the appropriate personnel/family.* Interacts with customers appropriate to condition, age and ability, the psychosocial and physical needs of patient, including adult, pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population* Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers.* Answers patient's call lights.* Maintains equipment, utility areas and support areas in a clean and neat environment.* Reports patient complaints to RN.* Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.* Communicates appropriately and clearly to RNs, staff members, medical staff and other providers.* Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.* Treats patient and families with respect and dignity.* Demonstrates the ability to be flexible & organized. Is able to function under stressful situations.* Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Uses proper body mechanics.* Orients new employees when necessary.* Responds promptly to changes in workload, adjusting assignments as necessary to achieve optimal productivity, efficiency and fiscal responsibility.* Performs other duties as assignedAs an independent hospital, we live our mission to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of our region. To improve access to care, we have expanded our local specialty and primary care services in our communities. Not far from Duluth, MN, our campus resides in the beautiful north woods of Wisconsin where you can balance work and home life on our beautiful lakes and trails by partaking in personal interests such as biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, fishing, water sports, ATVing, snowmobiling, and much more.#hmcpJob Type: Full-timePay: From $16.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursementMedical specialties:* Medical-SurgicalPhysical setting:* Acute careSchedule:* 12 hour shift* Day shift* Rotating weekendsAbility to commute/relocate:* Hayward, WI 54843: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:* High school or equivalent (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: HAYWARD AREA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Appleton , Health Unit Coordinator, Healthcare , Appleton, Wisconsin

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