Health Unit Coordinator
Company: Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Great careers start with great training. Nurses at Banner Health
enjoy some of the best on-the-job-training in the industry. We care
about you, your nursing career today and your future. Apply today
and build your career. Banner Thunderbird's Medical Center is
seeking a Health Unit Coordinator for their Progressive Care /
Telemetry Unit. This is our 5th Floor, Cardiac Unit that focuses on
CHF and renal patients. We are committed to providing our community
with excellent patient care and are ranked as one of the top five
hospitals in Phoenix, being recognized for eight high-performing
specialties, according to U.S. News Best Regional Hospitals report.
Clinical expertise, compassionate patient care and research are
important components of all specialized services at Banner Health.
Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate
$1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift
differential when applicable. Your pay and benefits are important
components of your journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a
variety of benefits to help you and your family. We provide health
and financial security options so you can focus on being the best
at what you do and enjoying your life. Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird
Medical Center opened its doors in 1983 and has been growing ever
since to meet the health care needs of the communities it serves in
northwest metropolitan Phoenix. Today, the 555-bed hospital - one
of the largest hospitals in the state - is annually ranked as one
of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News &
World Report and enjoys a reputation as the preferred provider of
care to children and adults in the area in consumer preference
surveys. The tertiary care hospital provides everything from
routine to advanced, specialized care to both adult and pediatric
patients. Specialized services include cardiology, orthopedic
surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, stroke care and
a women and infants services program. Additionally, in partnership
with top-ranked MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also
offers state-of-the-art cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is
certified as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and features
a 35-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit that cares for
babies of high-risk pregnancies and those born prematurely. Banner
Thunderbird is also home to the only pediatric intensive care unit
for seriously ill or injured children in the area. If you would
like to contribute to truly leading edge caring, we invite you to
bring your experience and skills to Banner Thunderbird. POSITION
This position is responsible for a variety of administrative
support functions and customer service for an assigned patient care
area which promote an organized, efficient delivery of care to
patients. The position facilitates communication between
physicians, nurses and physicians, calls in Consults and acts as a
liaison with all other internal departments and external
1. Performs receptionist/clerical duties to support overall
operating efficiency and effective flow of communication and
information throughout the department. Participates in the
resolution of customer problems or collects necessary data and
follows through to appropriate person for problem resolution.
2. Processes patient admissions, records bed assignments in system,
makes face sheets and prints patient labels upon admission. Orders
outside records from other facilities and Physician's offices.
3. Maintains a complete patient record with admission, transfer,
and discharge information, progress notes, and consent forms.
Ensures that all reports and chart forms are scanned or filed into
the patient's record. Ensures that charting forms are labeled and
accessible if they are needed. Maintains adequate supplies of
frequently used, patient education materials. May be responsible
4. Enters pending discharges into the system. Coordinates patient
appointments for procedures and treatments that may be required
prior to timely discharge. Processes patient discharges.
5. Maintains adequate levels of office, dietary, and medical
supplies and completes requisition forms when supplies need to be
ordered. Reconciles supply order upon delivery.
6. Monitors and tracks the use and whereabouts of electronic
equipment such as patient ID scanners and lap top computers.
Ensures that all are accounted for and in working order.
7. This position works under local supervision and has
responsibility for assigned unit only. Incumbents work in a
fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment with a strong focus on
customer service. Interacts with other health unit secretaries and
other staff at all levels throughout the facility. Customers are
patients, families, physicians, unit staff, case managers, patient
service staff and medical records staff. Interacts with a wide
variety of external customers.
Performs all functions according to established policies,
procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as
applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner
Health with an excellent service experience by consistently
demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Requires skills and abilities typically attained with 1 year of
medical clerical experience; preferably in a hospital or physician
office setting, or prior experience in customer service. Must
possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human
relations and communication skills. Employees working at Banner
Behavioral Health Hospital, BTMC Behavioral or the Whole Health
Clinic must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the
time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
Working knowledge of medical terminology and computer literacy is
required. The position requires knowledge of commonly used office
software and keyboarding skills.
Successful completion of an approved unit secretary program and BLS
certification is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred. Internal
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