Health Unit Coordinator jobs in US at Harris Health System
Health Unit Coordinator jobs in US at Harris Health System: The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC I) is responsible for the daily (shift) clerical operations and activity coordination in a nursing unit (s). The HUC I collaborates with the charge nurse to facilitate and support unit operations and ensure that patient needs are met. The HUC I monitors and facilitates compliance with certain environmental, process safety, and regulatory standards, as well as the upkeep of unit supplies and equipment. The HUC I serves as the focal point for unit activity and communication. The HUC I possesses knowledge of medical terminology, communication skills, organizational skills, technical skills, clerical functions, and computer skills. Personal and professional effectiveness is demonstrated by the HUC I.
Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or the equivalent.
Related training and/or college-level courses, as well as three (3) years of comparable experience, are preferred.
Basic Life Support from an American Heart Association (AHA)-approved hospital-based program.
Other certificates as needed by the unit/service
Above-average verbal communication skills (Heavy Public Contact)
Medical Terminology, Personal Computer, and Word Processing
Weekends, Holidays, and Flexibility Efficient organizational skills
Equipment Operated: \sCompetent in the use of desktop computers and basic office software.
Fax machines, printers, scanners, and telecommunication systems are examples of office equipment.
Harris Health System Information
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that serves all Harris County, Texas residents. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system consists of 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital, and two full-service hospitals. Ben Taub Hospital is a world-renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital has 328 licensed beds and a newly expanded Level III trauma center, as well as a renowned regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries. Harris Health is a Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston teaching system (UTHealth). We educate the next generation of healthcare providers on the most recent medical procedures and technological advances.