Health Unit Coordinator - Comprehensive Medical Care Unite - Full Time
Mary Washington Healthcare
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Internal Number: R-6199
Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team.
Performs clerical, communication, and other related duties to facilitate the efficient functioning of Care Center services. All duties to be performed in collaboration with team members. Duties and responsibilities are performed according to standards outlined in competency based/evaluation tool. The Health Unit Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment of quality service to our patients, physicians the public and our Associates. Must demonstrate commitment to Vision, Mission and Values of Mary Washington Healthcare.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Demonstrates ability to perform clerical responsibilities by using the hospital's information systems.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a) Transcribes physician's orders to appropriate document; b) Performs selected patient registration activities; c) Enters patient charges into Invision and follows up as appropriate; d) Performs data entry into Invision data base systems; e) Coordinates scheduling of patient tests, diagnostic procedures, and transports; f) Reviews patient chart to ensure all procedural documentation and consent forms are present; g) Posts patient diagnostic results in the patient's chart; h) Maintains procedure/test documents and files.
Verifies time and attendance of Care Team through computer payroll system.
Answers telephone promptly using excellent Customer Service skills.
Facilitates communication between diagnostic/testing area, patient care area and families.
Demonstrates effective communication, customer service, confidentiality, and team building skills.
Answers patient call light system.
Communicates patient and family requests to appropriate personnel immediately after receipt of request.
Responds and carries out patient and family requests when appropriate.
Functions as a Customer friendly unit receptionist for Associates, Physicians, patients, family and visitors
Facilitates physician and department consults until task is complete.
Demonstrates knowledge of basic cardiac rhythms (as applicable to each Care Center).
Maintains a safe and orderly environment.
Coordinates equipment/supply needs in collaboration with the Supply Agent.
Assists with cleaning and maintaining equipment.
Notifies appropriate department of equipment malfunction Initiates emergency procedures as directed.
Accepts responsibility for professional growth and development.
Participates in hospital-wide infection control plan and quality improvement process.
Assists in QI activities.
Assists the Manager with Regulatory Readiness as needed.
Performs any other related duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
Successful completion of hospital's pre-placement/employment evaluation.
Must successfully pass Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) Orientation and Hospital approved Medical Terminology test within 90-days of employment.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.