Health Unit Coordinator

Job Locations US-MN-Lake City
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(10/14/2020 4:07 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-62800
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
Non-Clinical Support Staff
Community
Lake City Care Center
Shift
day
Hours per 2 weeks
60
Department
Health Information Mgmt

Overview

When you come to work at Ebenezer, we promise to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others. Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 11th time, Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we’re growing at an unprecedented rate! 

 

Lake City Care Center is owned by the Mayo Clinic Health System with the daily operations managed by Ebenezer.  At any given time, as many as 90 people call the care center their home. Since we opened in 1978, we’ve served thousands.  The care center is connected to a Mayo clinic and hospital, so residents don't have to leave the building for a clinic appointment or emergency care if needed.

 

We are looking for a Health Unit Coordinator (HUC).  This clerical/receptionist role would be responsible for supporting the nursing units and staff to keep internal and external communication flow current. Position may assist in management of central supplies for the nursing staff. 

 

This nursing clerical support position includes;  

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Notifies Physician/Advance Practice Staff of visits, appointments and coordinates with resident representative 
  • Coordinates transportation, complete referrals for appointments, and orders labs/x-rays 
  • Assists in maintaining resident roosters and staffing assignment sheets 
  • Assemble and maintains resident charts for admission, discharge and hospital return 
  • Keeps all forms accessible and current, with filing and faxing as needed 
  • Transcribe Physician orders per facility policy 
  • Participates in audits and surveys 
  • Answers phones in a timely and professional manner  
  • Utilizing preferred vendors maintains levels of supplies for nursing floor.  

Qualifications

Preferred Education/Licensure/Certifications: 

  • Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) or similar Medical Secretary certificate 
  • High School or GED completion 

Preferred Experience/Skills: 

  • Electronic Health Care software knowledge  
  • Comfortable using Microsoft office products (word, excel, outlook) 
  • 1 year of related work experience in a healthcare or Senior living/care setting 
  • Experience working in a customer service role  
  • Familiar with Medical Terminology or coursework completed 
  • Ability to use a high level of professionalism and must have a problem solving aptitude 

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