Health Unit Coordinator, Emergency Per Diem SAH (13560)
Franciscan Health Systems - Gig Harbor, WA

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Job Summary: This job is responsible for supporting patient care in the performance of reception and general clerical duties under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The incumbent fosters positive customer relations and communications. Essential Functions: Processes all admissions, discharges, transfers and changes within the assigned unit; assembles new patient charts; reviews and updates patient charges as required to keep current. Enters/transcribes orders into information system and on appropriate forms so that patient information is current; communicates orders to involved department(s) as necessary.

Performs receptionist duties at the assigned station; handles incoming and outgoing communications, transfers calls appropriately, answers questions and assists visitors in accordance with established procedures. Updates and verifies patient data in information system; maintains unit specific records (e.g., unit log books, staffing sheets, charts audits, etc.) as assigned. Maintains a neat and organized work environment; orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary; identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair requests in system, tags equipment and removes from service. Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital's Safety, Risk Management and Regulatory Standards.

Participates in quality assurance QualificationsEducation/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent (preferred), AND either: completion of a recognized Unit Secretary program (or coursework in a related field), OR 2) six months of recent related work experience, preferably in a medical setting. License/Certification: Certification as a Health Unit Coordinator preferred. Additional Responsibilities: Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times. Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members. Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community. Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers CB/ Job Administrative and Clerical Primary Location WA-Gig Harbor-St.

Anthony Hospital * Shift PRN * Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0 * Weekends Required Every Other * Status PRN

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