Florida Hospital Altamonte seeks to hire a Health Unit Coordinator/Monitor Tech who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Altamonte Profile: Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named 'Best Hospital' for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents. As the largest satellite campus within the Florida Hospital system, Florida Hospital Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973. The recently expanded 341-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We recently doubled in size with a new patient tower to better serve our patients, and are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources. Job Summary: The Health Unit Coordinator under the direct supervision of the Clinical Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse, performs general non-clinical duties and specific services necessary to expedite the efficient functioning of the nursing unit consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures in the nursing department and hospital administration. Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience Required:
Has sufficient knowledge of English and spelling to perform various non-clinical duties.
Has neat and legible handwriting.
Knowledgeable of medical terms.
Successful completion of the Florida Hospital Monitor Technician training program or equivalent.
Completion of Health Unit Coordinator Course or recent hospital experience as a Health Unit Coordinator.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (preferred)
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent (preferred)
NAHUC Certification (preferred) Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program.
Identifies, prioritizes and transcribes all types of physician orders by completing the patient kardex, proper care map, making out necessary requisitions.
Notifies and calls other departments or physicians when necessary and places appropriate information on the chart, chart forms, computer and electronic record.
Access the medication room to place meds in a secure area upon medication arrival to the floor.
Performs indirect patient care duties related to admission, transfer and discharge.
Post pertinent patient data timely.
Responds appropriately in emergency situations
Interactions with patients are appropriate to age, acuity and culture.
Participate in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Demonstrate accurate documentation and monitoring of activities as needed. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.
Exhibits desire to learn and upgrade skills. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit. If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Health Unit Coordinator/Monitor Tech job opportunity with Florida Hospital Altamonte and apply online today.
American Hospital Association - 14 months ago