Falmouth Hospital Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) in Falmouth, Massachusetts

Health Unit Coordinator (HUC)


Emergency Room


24 Hours per week


Evening Shift


48PP, 4p-12a, e/o weekend, rot holidays

Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs. We are currently seeking a dedicated Health Unit Coordinator to join our team at Falmouth Hospital. Cape Cod Healthcare offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits packages, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off. SUMMARY Provides secretarial and clerical assistance in support of the day to day activities of the Emergency Department. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Must be courteous to patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, and other employees of the organization. Enters physician orders into the hospital information system. Registers patients. Arranges transport of patients internally and externally, Assembles patient charts. Enters patient charges into the hospital information system. Takes verbal and telephone orders from physicians and documents. Provides copying and faxing support for the ED staff. Handles telecommunications. Must wear facility provided identification badge at all times. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. 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. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Must type 30 words per minute. Successful completion of an accredited medical terminology course with a grade C or better or successfully pass a hospital generated test with a score of 80% or better. Must read, write and speak and understands the English Language.

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