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The Unit Coordinator will be responsible for:
Primarily Weekend Shift.
Administrative activities supporting clinicians, patients and families.
Working collaboratively to provide excellent care to patients and families in the safest environment.
Responsible for answering, coordinating and managing all phone calls to the unit. Places pages and phone calls upon request of clinical staff.
Coordinates all paperwork coming onto unit, including all fax referrals.
Prepares and maintains all patient medical records using Epic.
Responsible for scheduling all patient diagnostic tests, appointments, and consults, upon direction of physician or RN. Arranges patient escort and transport services.
Coordinates all logistics of patient discharge, including checking on family notification, transportation, equipment, prescription, and follow-up appointments.
Perform clerical duties to admit, transfer, and discharge patients. Make certain that patient record/chart, information plate, personal belongings, and requisitions accompany the patient on transfers
Act as a liaison and assist in problem solving with ancillary services and all other departments which provide services or have an effect on unit activities.
Provides back up coverage for patient transport, including escorting discharge patients/family.
On a daily basis, monitors and ensures that Advance Care Directives are up to date and in the patient chart.
Responsible for equipment tracking and supply management.
Performs all other duties, as assigned.
To qualify you must have:
Associate's Degree preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent required. However, a student with appropriate judgement and other qualifications (ability to complete job functions, etc) can be considered for this position with appropriate review and approval.
1-2 years of experience in medical, customer service setting preferred, but not required.
Knowledge of Medical Terminology
Computer knowledge in windows-based environment strongly preferred.
Demonstrated customer service skills
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