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Health Unit Coordinator - Emergency Department

Company: The Staff Pad
Location: Helena
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Health Unit Coordinator plays a crucial role in supporting the efficient operation of the healthcare department under the guidance of the Charge Nurse. This position involves transcribing medical orders, managing records, and ensuring the accurate and timely dissemination of information. The coordinator performs meticulous administrative tasks to maintain accurate and comprehensive records, contributing to high-quality patient care.Responsibilities:- Transcribe physician orders from patient records and ensure accurate delivery to relevant destinations.- Manage and update patient records and departmental documentation with precision.- Facilitate communication between healthcare providers, patients, and external parties.- Assist in coordinating patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.- Handle clerical duties including answering phones, faxing, and filing.- Support the Charge Nurse and other healthcare professionals with administrative tasks.- Ensure compliance with hospital policies and procedures.- Maintain confidentiality and security of patient information at all times.Knowledge and Experience:- Minimum of 2 years of experience in a hospital setting preferred.- Strong understanding of medical terminology highly recommended.- Previous experience in a clerical or receptionist role is required.Licenses, Certifications, and Registries:- No specific licenses or certifications required.Skills and Abilities:- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.- Emotional maturity to handle stressful and challenging situations with professionalism.- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for effective interaction with patients, families, and healthcare team members.- Openness to feedback and adaptability to change in scheduling and departmental assignments.PandoLogic. Category:Administrative, Keywords:Medical Clerk, Location:Helena, MT-59604

Keywords: The Staff Pad, Great Falls , Health Unit Coordinator - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Helena, Montana

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