Health Unit Coordinator/Monitor Tech - Med/Surg/Tele (0.6 Fte, Day) Capitol Hill

Kaiser Permanente Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 1 week ago

Description:

The HUC supports the clinical staff in the ED/UC by performing clerical duties and indirect patient care within the ED/UC department. The HUC coordinates clinical testing requirements by coordinating care with ancillary departments.

The HUC is essential for maximizing efficient patient flow within the department. The HUC reports to the manager of the ED/UC.

Essential Responsibilities:

Coordinates patient care by monitoring, coordinating and communicating patient care orders. Monitors Track board for new orders, coordinates completion of orders with radiology, laboratory, specialty and other departments.

Notifies appropriate departments of new orders. Monitors and assures all new orders are completed, coordinates radiology tests and blood draws, places referrals and acknowledges orders when completed. Arrives patients as necessary (ambulance patients) and completes necessary arrival procedure.

Manages all paper documents and paper supplies. Coordinates admission to the hospital.

Displays excellent communication skills. Greets family members presenting at nurses station and provides accurate, courteous information.

Answers incoming phone calls. Answers incoming radio calls. Communicates promptly and accurately with providers and clinical staff as required. Maintains patient confidentiality.

Has a working knowledge of: EPIC, downtime procedures, disaster procedures. Remains calm and efficient in stressful situations.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

N/A

Education

High School Diploma/GED.

License, Certification, Registration

N/A

Additional Requirements:

Medical terminology.

Communication skills.

Legible penmanship.

Preferred Qualifications:

One (1) year experience as a HUC in a hospital or ED/UC.

CPR at time of hire/transfer.

Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Capitol Hill Main Building 201 16th Ave.

E Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 6:30 AM Working Hours End: 7:00 PM Job Schedule:

Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:

SEIU Service Unit Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department:

Observation Unit Inpt Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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