Health Unit Coordinator - Float Staff



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
Location: Float, Mayo Clinic Hospital RMC and SMC

Nursing Team Roles: Float Staff are a diversified group of Registered Nurses (RNs), Patient Care Assistants (PCAs), and Health Unit Coordinators (HUCs) who provide care to patients on general and intensive care units on any shift at one of two hospital campuses. This is done to maximize the patient care unit’s potential to provide safe and quality patient care. Floats Staff are oriented to and able to provide nursing care and/or unit support on medical, surgical, and specialty units. All care/function assignments are carried out as applicable to their job descriptions and the patient care unit to which they are assigned.

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 submit 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 $18.76 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
72 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule details
Sunday – Saturday; Day/Evening, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule
Every other weekend – NOT NEGOTIABLE
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.
Category
Nursing, Office & Administrative Support
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
136601BR
Recruiter
Krista Ellis
Equal opportunity employer
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.