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The Health Unit Coordinator performs clerical duties and coordinates communication of a unit to support patient care activities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs clerical duties necessary to support patient care activities. Initiates, assembles and maintains patient charts in accordance with established procedures. Files reports and test results.
Transcribes physician orders.
Processes ordered tests, medications, procedures and appointments. Processes patient admits, transfers and discharges. Informs team members of reports, orders and other information.
Answers telephones and manages the patient call system. Serves as an information resource to patients, staff and public consistently interacting appropriately with all ages.
Maintains a clean, safe and functional work area.
Maintains par levels of non-billables, supplies, forms and patient care equipment. Utilizes supplies and equipment economically.
Coordinates transportation for patients and patient items as delegated.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Excellent bedside manner and ability to make patients feel at ease; appears friendly, reassuring and approachable to patients.
Ability to take instruction from a doctor.
Familiarity with medical charts and records.
High attention to detail.
Knowledge of basic computer and keyboard skills.
Completion of Health Unit Coordinator Training Program preferred.
Location/Facility - Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth
Specialty/Department/Practice - Observation (Covid-19 Unit)
Shift/Schedule - Full time days, three 12-hour shifts per week with rotating weekends.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level