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Health Unit Coordinator - 3Garrison - Per Diem

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3156940 Date posted 06/08/2021
Health Unit Coordinator - 3Garrison - Per Diem-(3156940)

Description

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.

1. Communications: Uses available resources to communicate with members of the multidisciplinary care team.
o Greets patients, physicians, visitors and staff who arrive on unit.
o Uses transport call system to coordinate transport services.
o Calls stat orders to ancillary depts.
o Transfers calls to appropriate parties.
o Answers call lights promptly and informs nurse of patients needs.
o Answers phone by giving unit, name, and title.
o Upon discharge makes follow up appointments and arranges for tests and procedures.
2. Patient Records: Manages the patient record throughout the process of admission, transfer and discharge.
o Enters physician orders via computer according to priority ( stat, routine, pre-formatted).
o Processes and schedules daily labs, diagnostic tests and procedures.
o Checks charts for new orders that need to be transcribed.
o Signs off orders (e.g., signature, title, date & time).
3. Unit Operations: Utilizes clerical and organizational skills to assure smooth functioning of department operations.
o Files forms and reports appropriately in patients chart.
o Restricts access to patient information (i.e. charts & computer).
o Acquires and maintains knowledge and skills appropriate to the assigned area and practice setting.
o Maintains personal documentation of inservice attendance.
4. Continuing Education & Development: Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competency in HUC practice.
o Maintains stock of patient care supplies and equipment.
o Maintains a supply of chart forms or is able to access / print computerized forms.
o Maintains stock of clerical / desk supplies.
o Documents equipment repair / maintenance needs.
o Participates in response to emergency situations (I.e., pages codes, calls physicians, etc).
o Checks/refills paper supply, toner in printers and copiers.
o Sends and receives documents via fax machine.
o Duplicates documents using copy machine. 


Qualifications

Experience Minimum Required
• 3 months clerical
Experience Preferred/Desired
• Over one year clerical and transcription of orders
Education Minimum Required
• High School graduate with office practice courses 

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
· The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)  

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

:
WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave
Dover03820

Job

:Administrative Support

Organization

:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)

Schedule

:Per Diem
Standard Hours:1

Employee Status

:Limited Term / Per Diem
Recruiting Department:WDH Three Garrison

Job Posting

:Jun 7, 2021
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My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

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-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

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-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."

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