Swedish Health Services Health Unit Coordinator - Telemetry in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Health Unit Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in Telemetry Department at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
Responsible for performing general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas. Interacts with patients, families and physicians and acts as a liaison among members of the health care team, patients and families. Assists the nursing staff in coordinating the activity of the unit. Oversees the orderliness of work areas and orders forms and other clerical supplies.
In this position you will:
Greet visitors, providing information and assistance as needed. Work with patients, families, visitors and physicians to identify needs, resolve problems or provide other information.
Prepare. a paper chart and print stickers from electronic medical record for each new patient. Provide welcome brochures.
Perform all ADT (admission, discharge and transfer) functions. Prepare charts for transfer and discharge.
Instructs families and visitors in hand hygiene protocols. Participates in the education of patient/families to unit practices/routines and orients patients to unit per protocols.
Gives report to relief staff, including items that require follow up. Updates patient assignment board. Assigns pagers and locators to nursing staff.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
One (1) year experience in related healthcare setting, or completion of a Health Unit Coordinator program, or 3 months in a Swedish internship program
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- Previous experience using electronic medical records
About the First Hill Campus
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)
Work Locations: First Hill Heath Bldg (WA204) 801 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 271299
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