Health Unit Coordinator - Medical ICU

  • The Christ Hospital Health Network
  • 2139 AUBURN AVENUE CINCINNATI Ohio 45219 United States
  • Jan 10, 2019
Part-time Office and Clerical

Job Description

Title:  Health Unit Coordinator
 
Shift:  Part-Time, Nights
 
This position will be scheduled approximately 24 hours per week and will be located in the Medical ICU Unit at The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN) located at 2139 Auburn Ave. Cincinnati Ohio 45219.
 
Unit Description:  The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is a 20-bed unit located on 7 West. We care for patients with numerous diagnoses, including: pneumonia, GI bleed, respiratory failure, sepsis, heart failure, MI, acute renal failure and many others. We also handle a variety of equipment such as IABPs and CRRT machines. Staffing ratios are maintained at a 1:2 nurse/patient ratio, unless the patient requires 1:1 care. The MICU is a closed unit, with an intensivist physician serving as the attending for each patient. The Christ Hospital is a teaching facility, giving us the opportunity to work closely with the medical residents in the MICU, and allowing us to train new nurses through the Critical Care Nurse Internship Program.

Job Overview:  The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) will greet visitors and assist them as needed.  Provide the clerical support to the clinical team in carrying out the daily functions of patient care.  This position provides the pivotal communication link for processing information/requests to and from patients, staff, visitors, physicians, and other departments or agencies.  Has responsibility for initiating and/or ensuring the data entry of patient related functions/ processes, as well as the management (maintenance) of the medical record and its related forms, documents, from admission to discharge.  Communication is culturally based and age-specific.
 
The Health Unit Coordinator may perform the following duties:
  • Maintain positive customer relations in daily contact with physicians, visitors, patients and others. Keep Clinical Manager/staff informed of issues. 
  • Computer responsibilities as assigned
  • Chart Responsibilities as assigned
  • Maintain environment/supplies/equipment
 
Education:   High School graduate or GED
 
Experience:
  • Competent in reading at the 9thgrade level.
  • Competent in Math at the 7thgrade level.
  • Skilled in medical terminology preferred.
  • Ability to work within a team and accept delegated duties.



 
There are many ways to define excellence. For us at The Christ Hospital, it’s all about our patients...And making healthcare what they want it to be. Accessible. Personal. Affordable.
 
Our commitment to exceptional outcomes, affordable care and the finest patient experiences is recognized yearly with numerous awards from leading healthcare organizations and publications. At the top of our list of honors are the 17 consecutive years that we’ve been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Hospitals and being named the Most Preferred Hospital by the Greater Cincinnati community for 21 consecutive years (National Research Corporation).
 
What does this mean for you?
 
GROWTH- opportunities to learn, develop, and impact.
 
VALUE - a robust employee package that provides you the ability to maintain a healthy work-life balance, competitive compensation, flexible and meaningful benefits, development opportunities so you can be your best self, and a culture of compassion.
 
PRIDE- from all that we have accomplished in our past, and all that we’re positioned for in the future.
 
CHALLENGE- we are in one of the most competitive markets in the nation, yet continue to rise to the top through our incredible employees and transformational results. We seek individuals motivated by what it takes to be a part of a winning team.
 
Named #24 on Forbes 500 America’s Best Employers for 2017, we are transforming care…inspired by you.