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Health Unit Coordinator - Thoracic Surgery Progressive Care

Job ID 164137BR Date posted 10/15/2021
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Benefit Eligible
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Overview

As a Mayo Clinic Health Unit Coordinator - Thoracic Surgery Progressive Care, you will become a vital member of a dynamic team at one of the world's most exceptional health care institutions. Our Nursing Care Model combines Relationship-Based Care with an evidence-based approach. This allows for a stronger connection between patient and caregiver, and a more individualized, appropriate type of care. You will also discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect, and—most importantly—a life-changing career.

Job Description

CityRochester

StateMinnesota

TelecommuteNo

DepartmentNursing

Description: Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description
Location: Nasseff Tower 10 (NT10), Thoracic Surgery/Monitored Surgical (Progressive Care)

Patient Care Type: A 24-bed unit specializing in the care of adult thoracic and general surgical patients requiring progressive and general care monitoring. All rooms have ECG monitoring with additional monitoring capabilities available to meet patient needs including SpO2 monitoring, as well as invasive and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring. Special emphasis is placed on respiratory assessment/intervention and the management of the postoperative recovery process.

Bed #: 24

The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) provides organizational, receptionist, and clerical support to patient care units and the health care team. These duties may include monitoring and ordering supplies, and assisting the care team with managing orders in the electronic health record (EHR). Communicates effectively via a variety of modalities with patients, visitors, and facility staff and plays an integral role in communication across the continuum of care. Functions as a resource to members of the health care team and is familiar with multiple Mayo Clinic resources. The HUC activities complement the patient care delivery model. Carries out all aspects of the job using good judgment and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal skills, and assumes responsibility for self-development within the role and participates in continuous improvement activities. Supports the healthcare team by anticipating and responding to team requests and patient needs.

Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required. Basic knowledge of computer systems and strong keyboarding skills (i.e., Windows-based applications, LAN use, and intranet/internet use) required.


Additional qualifications
Successful completion of HUC post-secondary program, or HUC Certification preferred. Minimum of one year working experience in a medical environment preferred. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Preferred proficiency of computer skills. Working knowledge with EHR systems, EPIC preferred. Outstanding customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills. Adapts effectively to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting. Availability to work flexible hours including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Internal applicants should attach their three most recent performance appraisals.


License or certification
Maintains certifications/licensure per work unit requirements.

Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.14 per hour.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
64

Schedule details
Sunday - Saturday; Day/Evenings; 8 & 12-hour shifts


Weekend schedule
Every third weekend (Weekend C)


Remote
No

International Assignment
No

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter
Melissa Egeland

EOE
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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Career Path

Mayo Clinic offers many different nursing career opportunities to meet the needs of nursing professionals with a variety of educational and work experiences.

Whether you have a vocational certificate, or an associate, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary, team-oriented work environment presents opportunities that are rarely experienced elsewhere.

High School Diploma/Vocational Degree

  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Surgical Core/Sterilization Technician
  • Patient Care/Nursing Assistant or Technician
  • Emergency Department Technician
  • IV Technician
  • Urology Technician
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Associate Degree
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Surgical Technologist

Bachelor's Degree

  • Certified Surgical Assistant
  • Clinical Resource Nurse
  • Nursing Research
  • Social Worker
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Supervisor
  • Nurse Manager

Graduate Degree

  • Nursing Education Specialist
  • Nurse Scientist
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Social Worker

Benefits

  • Pension & 403(b)/401(k) Match

  • Continuing Medical Education

  • Paid Time Off & Disability

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Choose From a Wide Number of Specialties and Settings

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about "EEO is the Law." Mayo Clinic participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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