Identifies, prioritizes and transcribes all types of physician orders by completing the patient Kardex, proper care map, making out necessary requisitions.
Notifies and calls other departments or physicians when necessary and places appropriate information on the chart, chart forms, computer and electronic record.
Accesses the medication room to place meds in a secure area upon medication arrival to the floor.
Performs indirect patient care duties related to admission, transfer and discharge.
Posts pertinent patient data timely.
Responds appropriately in emergency situations
Interacts with patients appropriate to age, acuity and culture.
What You Will Need:
Completion of Health Unit Coordinator Course
OR recent hospital experience or similar experience as a Health Unit Coordinator; such as medical office or outpatient clinic.
OR degrees or certification in: Biomedical Science, Health Education, Healthcare Administration, Integrated Health Science, Psychology, Sociology, Completed 1st clinical semester of nursing program, Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant
PREFERRED LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION:
The Health Unit Coordinator under the direct supervision of the Clinical Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse, performs general non-clinical duties and specific services necessary to expedite the efficient functioning of the nursing unit consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures in the nursing department and hospital administration.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.