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.
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.
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.
License or certification
Maintains certifications/licensure per work unit requirements.
Minimum rate is $15.66 based upon union contract.
8 hour straight night shifts.
Orientation will be at full time hours.
Every other weekend and holiday (weekend 2).
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
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