Logan Health Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) - 2 North (Surgical) in Kalispell, Montana
Job Description Summary:
This position provides administrative and non-clinical support services to the assigned area(s). Supports patient care activities in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders.
Post high school education or vocational training in healthcare preferred. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Minimum of one (1) year previous healthcare experience preferred.
Knowledge of record keeping, documentation, filing, and basic office procedures required.
Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification preferred or must successful obtain within three (3) months of hire.
Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed. Previous experience with electronic medical record (EMR) programs preferred.
Medical terminology knowledge preferred.
Additional requirements as applicable to assigned area(s);
Telemetry Certification offered by Logan Health must be successfully obtained within three (3) months of hire.
Montana Notary Public Commission must be successfully obtained within three (3) months of hire.
Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.
Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
Job Specific Duties:
Performs administrative and technical skills in an organized and accurate manner according to Logan Health (LH) policies and procedures and as applicable to assigned area(s).
Completes pre-admission, admission, and discharge processes as applicable for assigned area(s).
Responsible for creating, maintaining and preparing patient charts as applicable to assigned area(s).
Enters provider orders in the house wide computer system and completes essential administrative patient care functions as applicable to assigned area(s).
Assists the healthcare team in maintaining function in assigned area(s). These job functions include, but may not be limited to:
Restocking of rooms and supply areas.
Maintains the equipment in the patient care rooms for safety and cleanliness.
Assists the healthcare team in maintaining compliance with Medicare and all applicable regulatory standards.
Maintains close surveillance of patient monitor screens for patient deviations as applicable to assigned area(s). Responds to monitor alarms and contacts appropriate stakeholder for patient care as applicable to assigned area(s).
Works with the healthcare team to set and maintain patient care and work priorities while responding to a changing workload. Adheres and upholds all LH customer service policies and standards while caring for patients and interacting with others.
Exhibits cost containment with all resources. Orders and maintains office supplies as applicable to assigned area(s).
As applicable to assigned area(s): Performs notary functions within the requirements and guidelines of the state; processes paternity paperwork; functions as the birth registrar for by submitting birth certificate paperwork according to department procedure.
The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.
Day Shift - 12 Hours (United States of America)
Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.
Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.
Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements
If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:
Criminal background check
Health and Immunizations Screening
Physical Demand Review/Screening
Equal Opportunity Employer
Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.