Health Unit Coordinator - Med Surg

Providence Health & Services Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 3 days ago

Providence is calling a Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) (Med Surg, Variable Shift, 0.9 FTE) to St. Elias Specialty Hospital in Anchorage, AK. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Work in collaboration with the Nurse Manager to assign all appropriate personnel to appropriate shifts.

  • Provide staff with both written and verbal communication as needed on schedule changes.

  • Respond to and prioritize multiple requests via phone, fax, e-mail and in person.

  • Assist to coordinate shifting of staff due to "call-outs", vacations, holidays, and vacancies.

  • Receive, track and process leave requests.

  • Receive, and track Employee Illness log.

  • Assist NurseManager with employee recognition activities, orientation, staff meeting and other job related duties. Take and record meeting minutes.

  • Assist Nurse Educator or other staff with special projects as time permits.

  • Participate in Quality Improvement activities as requested.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • 3 years experience in a senior secretary role including 1 year of previous medical services background in scheduling, Medical terminology or physician's or hospital office administration.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), general comfort level with Internet/Intranet usage

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

About St. Elias Specialty Hospital:

St. Elias Specialty Hospital is owned by Providence Health System. The hospital has 59 beds, almost all private rooms. The facility features state of the art equipment to provide extended inpatient acute care for patients.

At St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we provide customized, physician-driven services for patients requiring longer stays in an acute care environment due to multiple or complex medical conditions. We are not a permanent placement for patients; rather we are an answer for many patients who are acutely ill and need to take the first steps towards rehabilitation or home.

Most of our patients are admitted from a traditional acute care hospital, often from the Intensive Care Unit. Families of patients are welcome to contact us to see if we might be an option for their loved one.


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