The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC I) is accountable for the daily (shift) clerical operation and coordination of the activities on a nursing unit(s). The HUC I works closely with the charge nurse to facilitate and support unit operations to assure patient needs are met. The HUC I monitors and facilitates compliance with select environmental and process safety and regulator standards and maintains unit supplies and equipment. The HUC I functions as the hub for coordinating unit activity and communication. The HUC I is competent in medical terminology, communication skills, organizational skills, technical skills, clerical functions and computer skills. The HUC I demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness.
High school diploma or the equivalent required.
Related training and/or college level courses or three (3) years commensurate experience preferred.
Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.
Other certificates as required by unit/service.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Medical Terms, PC and Word Processing
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays and Flexible
Efficient organization skills
Competent in use of desk top computers and basic office soft ware.
Various office equipment, including fax machines, printers, scanners, and telecommunication systems