Health Unit Coordinator - Peds Med/Surg - 90% FTE - American Family Children's H
Madison, WI 
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Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Health Unit Coordinator to:

  • Utilize excellent communication and organizational skills to support patient care.
  • Collaborate with the clinical team to coordinate all aspects of patient care including patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
  • Use high level of attention to detail to maintain accurate electronic health records and perform other duties of a clerical nature.
  • Maintain control and order under stressful conditions and periods of high unit activity, while utilizing effective and respectful communication with patients, families, and the health care team.

Education:
Minimum - High School Diploma.

Work Experience:
Minimum - One (1) year of experience in a medical or customer service environment or experience of a similar nature.
Preferred - One (1) year of experience in a medical environment.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate effective and respectful communication with patients, families and the healthcare team, using excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to quickly and appropriately prioritize tasks and manage interruptions.
  • Ability to multi-task with multiple requests being asked at once.
  • Complete work timely and accurately.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Demonstrate exemplary telephone etiquette.
  • Possess accurate keyboarding skills.

Physical Requirements:
Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.


UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

Work Schedule:
This is a part-time, 36 hours per week position scheduled to work 8 and 12 hour day/evening shifts, Monday through Friday between 7:00 am and 11:30 pm. Saturdays and Sundays between 7:00 am and 7:30 pm. Weekend and holiday shifts are required. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.

in Madison, Wisconsin-also a Magnet-designated facility-provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center , with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our and , which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond.

 

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