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Resource Health Unit Coordinator (Former Employee) – Mankato, MN – January 17, 2018
Besides the satisfaction of helping patients and their families through some very stressful situations, I also found Mayo to be the best place I've worked due to a culture of respect for each other. A typical shift included a lot of multitasking of setting up discharge appointments or getting together discharge packets, including communicating with doctors to sign orders to get the discharge process completed. The doctors were always very friendly and respectful and helpful in every way possible. The other big responsibility was to do the necessary processes to quickly get the patient admitted into the computer system so that care could begin. I felt like a valued part of the team. The most enjoyable part was helping new parents complete their birth information paperwork in naming their baby. The worst part was having a code blue nearby and someone just passed away, seeing their family fall apart in the hallway. I would make them as comfortable as possible and offer coffee, tea, pop, a place to sit, a blanket, or call the pastor, etc. That was a rare occasion, but that was the worst part of the job. Altogether, I loved working at Mayo Clinic!
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