Health Unit Coordinator / Monitor Tech - ER

Providence Health & Services Newberg , OR 97132

Posted 3 weeks ago

Providence is calling a Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) / Monitor Technician

  • Emergency Services (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence Newberg Medical Center in Newberg, OR

We are seeking a HUC/Monitor Technician

  • Emergency Services that will assist the unit manager, staff nurse and department physician(s) in planning, implementing and evaluating the activities in the nursing station by performing clerical and receptionist duties. Functions as a member of the nursing team by organizing the departments records, answering telephone calls, completing the logbook, and ordering tests when asked

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate competency by completion of unit's skill list/competency verification annually

  • Participate in Nursing Education inservices to maintain knowledge in clinical work areas

  • Is flexible and able to adapt to the changing patient needs in the unit

  • Prioritize, plan and organize work

  • Inform oncoming staff of unfinished or incomplete tasks/treatments or unmet patient/family needs

  • Minimal use of overtime to complete shift

  • Participate in establishment of unit's Quality Improvement Program

  • Assist with data collection and analysis

  • Verbalize impact of quality improvement activity on patient care

  • Maintain sufficient quantity of forms, supplies and assembled charts

  • Appropriately priorities physician orders

  • Notify ancillary departments when appropriate

  • Answer unit telephone immediately

  • Manage unit communication to facilitate efficient patient care

  • Inform team members of patient requests, phone calls and special orders

  • Offer to assist with all desk activities such as locating charts, copying papers

  • Use supplies responsibly and accurately charges for materials and services

  • Respond to the needs of units during scheduling and/or staffing variances

  • Respond to criticism by effecting an appropriate change in behavior

  • Comply with the dress code for Providence Newberg Hospital whenever acting in the role of an employee

  • Keep abreast of information presented in the Communication Book and Meeting Minutes

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma
  • OR- GED
  • CPR Certification
  • OR- must be obtained within thirty (30) days of hire

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Health Unit Coordinator / Monitor Tech - ER

Providence Health & Services