Health Unit Coordinator - Thoracic Surgery Progressive Care - ET 10



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
Location: East Tower 10 (ET10), Thoracic Surgery/Monitored Surgical (Progressive Care)

Patient Care Type: A 33-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

Nursing Team Roles: Aspects of professional nursing practice include promoting mobility and independence, patient and family education, and discharge planning that can range from straightforward to complex. A culture of multidisciplinary teamwork is stressed.

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.
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
64 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule details
Sunday – Saturday; Day/Evening, 8 & 12-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule
Every third weekend (Weekend C) – 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
Job posting number
136935BR
Recruiter
Heather Miller
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.