Health Unit Coordinator - TDCJ Women's (Nights) Job
Date: Feb 10, 2014
Location: Galveston, TX, US
Job ID: 32092
Business Unit: TDCJH
Full/Part Time: Full-Time (40 hours)
High school or equivalent. Completion of an accredited unit coordinator/clerk program or 1 year related experience.
CPR - cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.
80% spelling accuracy, 20 words per minute typing. Must pass assessment with score of 85% or better: Medical terminology, Office operations, and Medical records management.
To support the daily operation of a patient care unit through clerical support to the healthcare team.
The salary range for this position is from $23,680.00 to $35,520.00 annually, commensurate with experience.
This position is a band Code CS12.
Specific Job Related Duties
The shift for this position is nights.
Specific Job Related Duties
- - Performs receptionist/secretary activities for assigned area embodying the Principles of Service:
o Greets patients, guests, and staff in a courteous manner.
o Interacts with and provides services for patients and their families, appropriate to the specialty and age of the patient (as defined in the Unit Addendum).
o Utilizes professional telephone etiquette at all times.
o Promptly answers telephones and intercoms.
o Accurately routes call and message to the appropriate individuals or departments.
o Uses basic computer skills and printing equipment to retrieve and process appropriate clinical information from the hospital information system.
o Promptly processes electronic mail and messages, i.e.: transmits, receives, and acknowledges them; prints hard copies of incoming mail or messages, or routes them to other terminals as designated; enters dates, time, and identifying data related to mail and messages into an index of electronic files or documents.
o Maintains bulletin boards, unit manuals, and files so they are current and in correct order.
o Posts flyers in designated areas.
o Sorts and distributes incoming unit mail, placing it in the appropriate place/mailbox.
o Maintains accurate logs and records.
o Organizes and prioritizes various aspects of work.
o Promptly and accurately enters and retrieves information through the Hospital Automated System.
- - Maintains unit Medical Records as outlined by UTMB policies and procedures:
o Assures that medical records are properly assembled in universal chart order, filed, maintained and repaired. This includes thinning and organizing long stay charts.
o Notifies appropriate individuals of orders, admissions, transfers, discharge within 5 minutes of event, as appropriate.
o Is proactive with follow up to ensure ancillary services are provided as ordered.
o Transcribes, enters, and recognizes manual and electronic information to patient unit or hospital record in an accurate, concise, timely, and legible manner.
o Compiles statistics and data for reporting purposes and maintains census reports.
- - Maintains equipment and supplies on assigned unit.
- - Meets patient needs that do not directly relate to medical or nursing care:
o Assists with phone communications for patients with disabilities that prevent independent action in making and receiving calls.
o Assist in patient room preparation, serving patient meals, transporting patients, and performing indirect patient care duties as needed.
o Knows and follows safety measures and takes emergency action if patient safety is jeopardized.
o Assists nursing and admitting in patient room assignment.
o Assists in coordinating and maintaining the units¿ environment including aesthetic safety and cleanliness as well as functional aspects. Follows up with appropriate actions as needed, including submission and monitoring of work orders.
o Maintains a neat, orderly nursing station, including delivering flowers to patient¿s rooms, emptying trash cans, cleaning equipment, defrosting the refrigerator, cleaning the fax machine, utility room, med cart, etc.
o Serves as patient/family advocate, as/when appropriate.
o Practices principles of patient and employee confidentiality.
MUST HAVE CURRENT CPR CERTIFICATION
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston
Job Segments: Medical, Night, Clerical, Patient Care, Healthcare, Operations, Administrative