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Health Unit Coordinator

Primary Location Seattle, Washington Job Number 1093501 Date posted 07/27/2022
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Description:
The HUC supports the clinical staff in the ED/UC by performing clerical duties and indirect patient care within the ED/UC department. The HUC coordinates clinical testing requirements by coordinating care with ancillary departments. The HUC is essential for maximizing efficient patient flow within the department. The HUC reports to the manager of the ED/UC.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates patient care by monitoring, coordinating and communicating patient care orders. Monitors Track board for new orders, coordinates completion of orders with radiology, laboratory, specialty and other departments. Notifies appropriate departments of new orders. Monitors and assures all new orders are completed, coordinates radiology tests and blood draws, places referrals and acknowledges orders when completed. Arrives patients as necessary (ambulance patients) and completes necessary arrival procedure. Manages all paper documents and paper supplies. Coordinates admission to the hospital.
  • Displays excellent communication skills. Greets family members presenting at nurses station and provides accurate, courteous information. Answers incoming phone calls. Answers incoming radio calls. Communicates promptly and accurately with providers and clinical staff as required. Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Has a working knowledge of: EPIC, downtime procedures, disaster procedures. Remains calm and efficient in stressful situations.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
  • Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Medical terminology.
  • Communication skills.
  • Legible penmanship.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year experience as a HUC in a hospital or ED/UC.
  • CPR at time of hire/transfer.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Capitol Hill Main Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 30 Shift: Day Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 07:00 AM Working Hours End: 07:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J02|SEIU|SEIU Service Unit Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Central Campus South - Urgent Care - 1130 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.