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Health Unit Coordinator (Per Diem) - Surgical Oncology/ENT Acute Care - 7 Neuroscience

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Burlington
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description Health Unit Coordinator (Per Diem) needed for Surgical Oncology/ENT Acute Care - 7 Neuroscience. This unitis a 24-bed unit that cares for ENT and oncology patients including management of breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, endocrine cancer, melanoma, sarcoma and blood transfusions, antibiotic therapy, wound care and end of life care. We will provide you with the knowledge and training to provide quality surgical oncology care to this group of patients. Our goal is to ensure that excellent care is provided to both the patient and family throughout hospitalization while promoting a relaxing environment.
This is a Per Diem/ at-will position requiring the ability to work a minimum of 12 hours every 2 weeks; Shifts are for rotating day & night, 12 hours (7am-7:30pm & 7pm-7:30am) with weekend and holiday rotation. Self-scheduling is used to meet the needs of the unit and the staff. Must be able to complete required hospital orientation (Monday through Thursday, 7:30am-5:00pm)

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Provides clerical and administrative support to the nursing staff of an inpatient medical unit. Work is performed in accordance with UNC Healthcare policies and procedures under the direction of a nurse manager
Responsibilities:
1. Ensures that services outlined on orders are communicated in a timely manner to appropriate staff in the work unit and throughout the hospital in accordance with UNCHCS policies. Follows up in accordance with established procedure. Transcribes physician orders based on priority and order type. Ensures that physician orders are accurately conveyed to the servicing departments in a timely manner. Reviews orders for logic, clarity, and completeness to ensure that orders are consistent with established procedures and policy. Brings inconsistencies to the attention of clinical practitioners. Coordinates return appointments for patients. Uses multiple hospital support tools, including transportation-tracking system, pager system, Intranet. Sends and receives items via tube system. Uses clinical software and support materials such as armbands, signs, labels, MAR, Kardex, and printed requisitions.
2. Maintains patient chart in complete and accurate universal chart order, files in appropriate sections, and ensures all forms contain appropriate patient identification. Processes charts appropriately for admission, transfer, diagnostic/operative procedures, discharge, and death.
3. Orders office or patient care supplies within budget constraints and maintains inventories of unit supplies and equipment. Maintains unit communications equipment including printer, mobile laptop computers, and fax. Conducts unit audits, safety checks, and routine maintenance of office equipment. Functions as a clerical resource in the nursing unit and is thus knowledgeable about hospital policies and procedures. Ensures that the nursing unit is clean and orderly. Performs other general office support duties as required.
4. Supports the healthcare team with information and administrative support. Answers and directs telephone calls from visitors, staff, and patients. Answers patients' call system. Relays messages for patients, families, physicians, nurses, and other staff from multiple departments. Maintains confidentiality of all patient information. Creates and maintains electronic documents in MS Office

Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:
High School diploma or GED
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
One (1) year of clerical or customer service experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job DetailsLegal Employer:STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: 7 NeurosciencesWork Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 6.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Burlington , Health Unit Coordinator (Per Diem) - Surgical Oncology/ENT Acute Care - 7 Neuroscience, Healthcare , Burlington, North Carolina

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