HUC (Health Unit Coordinator) - Cape Canaveral Hospital, Orthopedics, Full Time

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Job Details

  • Location: Cocoa Beach, FL, 32931
  • Date Posted: 1 week ago
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 060882
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To be fully engaged in providing Quality / No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by organizing unit activities, coordinating and relaying information to health care team members, patients and families in an accurate and timely manner.


Primary Accountabilities

  • Responds to visitor/patient emergencies appropriately according to department/facility standards.

  • Demonstrates accurate order transcription and communicates vital information to the appropriate staff.
  • Utilizes Health First computer systems with regards to order entry and order inquiry.
  • Maintains census board on the nursing unit with appropriate accurate information.
  • Maintains patient chart order. Monitors for history and physical compliance.
  • Maintains only most current forms and physician order sets ( including discarding of old forms).
  • Respond to call lights within a timely manner.
  • Admits, discharges and transfers patients in a timely manner. Coordinates appointments and transportation as needed for patients.

  High School Diploma or equivalent. Completion of Health Unit Coordinator Course recommended within 6 months of hire. Current American Heart Association CPR/BLS Healthcare Provider completion card. Successful completion of Health Unit Coodinator Certification Exam within one year of hire preferred. Knowledge of Medical Terminology. PHYSICAL DEMANDS\: Must have visual acuity and hand-eye coordination to perform clinical tasks. Must have corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Must be able to lift, turn, pull, or push equipment up to 90% of the assigned shift. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted up to 33% of the assigned shift. Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and stoop up to 90% of assigned shift Potential for exposure to biohazardous waste, and known or unknown diseases.