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Health Unit Coordinator

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as a Health Unit Coordinator at Maplewood Care Center! Maplewood Care Center is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization. Health Unit Coordinator Job Highlights: - - ---- Generous "refer a friend" bonuses - - ---- 403(b) Retirement Plan; - - ---- Career scholarships; - - ---- Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs; - - ---- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - - ---- Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days) About the job: The primary purpose of the Health Unit Coordinator is to facilitate the maintenance of the -resident's medical record, transcribes orders, set up appointments and transportation for residents, and role -models the customer service expectation on the station. Prioritizes, organizes and coordinates administrative -activities to facilitate smooth, efficient unit operations. Performs clerical and non-nursing administrative -tasks for the resident unit. Serves as the receptionist/communicator for the resident unit. Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm or 9:00am-5:00pm, -on call for admits every 3rd weekend Compensation: $17-$19 per hour with pay in-lieu of benefits option Essentials: - Administrative Functions:

  • Record medical and administrative information in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and update roster of residents for assigned unit.
  • Answer telephone calls, page calls, deliver messages to residents, etc.
  • Transcribe doctor's orders as per facility policy. Acknowledges and coordinates the communication of physician's orders.
  • Tracks due dates of physician order renewal.
  • Coordinate physician call log and fax log.
  • Reports to the Nurse Supervisor/Nurse Manager discrepancies found in transcribing physician orders, diet orders/changes, charting, etc.
  • Review EMAR's or EMAR's Medication Sheets/Treatment Sheets for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of the physician's order, legibility, etc., as directed. Committee Functions:
    • Serve on, participate in and attend various committees and meetings of the facility to enhance interdisciplinary process.
    • Implement recommendations from established committees as instructed. Personnel Functions:
      • Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other departments within the facility.
      • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.
      • Attends required in-services and completes assigned online modules. Nursing Care Functions:
        • Maintain each resident chart. Record information accurately on the resident's chart.
        • Assemble admission charts and disassemble discharge charts according to procedure.
        • Inform nursing service personnel of new admissions.
        • Maintain charts in sequential order, inserting chart forms and filing as needed. Update face sheet with changes as they occur.
        • Make doctor appointments for residents.
        • Set up transportation for residents and assist as needed with escorting residents and families.
        • Keep doctor visits up-to-date and inform family members as necessary of resident appointments, etc. Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • High School Diploma
          • Prior experience as a Health Unit Coordinator in health care preferred.
          • Knowledge of current Infection Prevention Control and OSHA guidelines.
          • Ability to understand residents' charts, doctor's orders, residents' plan of care, medication orders. About Maplewood Care Center: Maplewood Care Center is a skilled nursing and memory care rehabilitation facility located in Maplewood, Minnesota, on the Homestead at Maplewood Campus. At our center, we are devoted to providing individualized, empathetic assistance to seniors in need of short-term or long-term care. The city of Maplewood is a short drive from St Paul and Minneapolis. We employ hardworking individuals who are unwavering in their commitment to ensuring our residents are receiving the quality care they deserve. They heavily contribute to the positive work culture we have at Maplewood Care Center, and the kindness and joy they bring to work every day always brings a smile to those who need it. In our 2022 Great Place to Work survey, employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job". Create happiness and apply today! Volunteers of America National Services requires COVID vaccination for all employees, volunteers and contractors. We care for individuals who are most susceptible to advanced COVID illness and death. We are committed to providing the safest environment possible for those we work alongside, and for those we serve. We have a formal process for, and do consider religious and/or medical requests for exceptions. At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.

Keywords: Volunteers of America, St. Paul , Health Unit Coordinator, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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