Health Unit Coordinator
Facility: Valleywise Behavioral Health Center - Phoenix
Department: BH Unit 1 - Phoenix
Schedule: Regular PT 24 Hours Per Week
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, the HUC's primary responsibilities are to act as a liaison between the patients and staff. They must have excellent communication skills to serve as this vital link between the physicians, nursing staff, various departments, patients, and visitors. Unit coordinators serve as receptionists on patient floors and in the clinic setting; they must be pleasant and professional in dealing with the public. Performs various diversified secretarial duties for the unit, including typing, filing, data input, answering phones, ordering supplies, and preparing special projects. Provides support to the clinical staff by tracking consults, stat orders, supplies, patient movement throughout the system, etc. Assumes responsibility and accountability for incorporating the organization's vision, values, mission, critical goals, and behavioral standards into their job performance.
Hourly Pay Rate: $15.60 - $23.01
Prefers a high school diploma or GED.
Requires completing an approved health unit coordinator/secretary program or one (1) year of related work experience, preferably in a healthcare setting.
Must complete Valleywise Health computer classes.
Requires BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center upon hire.
NAHUC certification is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have a working knowledge of medical terminology and be proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Office.
Must have the ability to work with culturally diverse people.
Requires excellent communication and time management skills.
Knowledge of electronic medical records is helpful for the role.
Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
Bilingual is preferred.