Location: East Tower 8 A/B (ET 8), Orthopedic/Trauma (General Care)
Patient Care Type: This is an inpatient acute care orthopedic surgical unit. It is a newly built unit with innovative technologies, including ceiling lifts in every room. We care for various trauma patients, spine surgery, hand surgery, orthopedic cancer, and a small amount of total joint replacements. Patients undergoing orthopedic procedures experience long-term alterations in their lifestyle.
Bed #: 22
Nursing Team Roles: As discharge needs are assessed, it is recognized that many of the patients require support from community services such as public health nursing, visiting nurse services, or assistance with housekeeping and meal preparation. The nursing staff work with support staff (dietitian, physical therapist, clinical nurse specialist, nursing education specialist, and social services staff) to develop a plan of care that meets the needs of the patients and their significant others.
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.
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.
Hours / Pay period
40 hours per 2 week pay period
Sunday – Saturday; Day/Evening, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Every other weekend (Weekend 1) – NOT NEGOTIABLE
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.
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