Unit Coordinator
PeaceHealth - Bellingham, WA

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PeaceHealth is looking for an outstanding UNIT COORDINATOR to join our Surgical team! This is a PART TIME, variable shift position.

Provides a variety of unit support functions that contribute to the overall efficient operations of the patient care unit. This position is responsible for preparing, compiling and maintaining patient and operational records in the unit. Performs general secretarial and clerical duties.

Perform clerical duties of the unit including but not limited to: receiving admitted patients; initiating patient files; taking action on physician orders; process discharges orders, transfers and expirations; prepare hospital statistical records. May process daily charges and charge corrections.

Maintain and order unit supplies and equipment.

Manage multiple phone calls and threads of communication. Answer and/or direct inquiries for staff and visitors. May call staff in from On-Call.

Provide clerical support for transcription and medical records maintenance.

Perform other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Medical terminology and completion of unit secretary/ward clerk course preferred.

Minimum of six months of clerical and/or secretarial experience preferred.

Experience in a medical related environment or completed course for unit secretaries strongly preferred.

Excellent organizational and computer skills, including being proficient in keyboarding and comfortable using MS Office applications. Computerized health records software experience preferred.

Skills in problem solving

Excellent interpersonal skills

Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Sufficient knowledge of English, spelling and math

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PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and...