Health Unit Coordinator Full Time PMs Aurora Psychiatric Hospital
Wauwatosa, WI 
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Job Description
Job ID 181146
Specialty / Department

IU Adult Behavioral Health

Full / Part Time Full-Time
Hours / Bi-weekly Pay Period 80
Shift / Scheduled Hours
2

Full time second shift position with alternating weekends.

2020-01-15
Location
  • Wauwatosa 1220 Dewey Av
    1220 Dewey Ave Wauwatosa, WI 53213
How You'll Make a Difference

Performs clerical and system coordination for the nursing units. Monitors and updates orders and schedules diagnostic and therapeutic services. Ensures unit census and patient location is current at all times. Coordinates all nursing unit communications and activities. Acts as a receptionist, greeting and/or directing patients, visitors, physicians, and other health care providers.


Assists physicians and other health care team members with hospital systems as needed to access patient information, i.e., medical records, documentation systems. Support communication required to facilitate patient care.

Coordinates tests and treatments with and between various departments for the patients on the nursing units. Maintains a working knowledge of the functions and services offered by all diagnostic and treatment departments in order to facilitate the scheduling of tests and treatments. Provides appropriate documentation.

Facilitates communications, including the multiple-line telephone, floor paging and in-house systems, and the hospital information system. Screens incoming telephone calls.

Monitors department office equipment and troubleshoots minor problems. Arranges repair of major malfunctions.

Maintains a working knowledge of the Patient Information System and other computer systems for ordering patient and unit supplies and equipment. Processes daily patient charges and/or related procedures through the system.

Accurately transcribes orders and seeks clarification as needed.

Maintains a working knowledge of drugs and their categories according to site/department specific policy.

Compiles necessary chart forms for admissions, transfers, discharges and expirations. Obtains appropriate copies of medical records for transfers to nursing homes and other health care facilities.

Qualifications
License & Certifications
None Required.
Education
High School Graduate.
Experience
No experience required

Basic computer skills.Excellent oral and written communications.Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to interruptions and changing priorities/workloads.High level of attention to detail essential.Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

At Aurora Health Care

We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.


Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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