EvergreenHealth Monroe ED Tech/Health Unit Coordinator in Monroe, Washington
EvergreenHealth Monroe, a small semi-rural acute care hospital has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Emergency Department Tech/Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) to fill a position in our Emergency Department Unit. Working together, we exist to serve the changing health care needs of our community. We will provide personalized patient care known for quality and excellence with a healing environment through caring relationships. Multiple opportunities for cross-training to other departments for further professional development exist. Come join our dynamic team and learn all that EvergreenHealth Monroe has to offer!
MISSION: EvergreenHealth Monroe will advance the health of the community it serves through our dedication to high-quality, safe, compassionate, and cost-effective health care.
JOB SUMMARY of ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Adheres to all Hospital Policies and Procedures and Philosophy of Care. Consistently exhibits professional conduct that is a behavior-based expression of the hospital’s Standards of Excellence principles. Assist physicians, physician assistants, and nursing with direct patient care activities. Assumes responsibility for providing direct patient care. Takes direction from the RN and provides quality care to patients. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development. Able to communicate and interact with a large variety of peers, physicians, patients, families, and pre-hospital providers. Performs clerical, phone, order entry, discharge information. Assumes responsibility for using effective interpersonal and organizational skills and supports nursing and medical staff on the unit.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE; CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE :
High school degree or equivalent. Requires Medical Assistant – Phlebotomist Certification, Medical Assistant – Certified, Med Tech Certification, OR Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) upon hire. Current BLS required. Must possess active Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Certification. If does not possess on date of hire, must begin a training program at the time of hire that meets WAC requirements, complete the Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Certification training program, and submit an application to the DOH within 90 days of starting the phlebotomy training program. Bloodborne pathogen class as part of EHM new hire orientation.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS :
Previous hospital or Emergency department experience is strongly preferred. Proven ability to work independently and with a variety of peers and physicians. Ability to work with and knowledge of multi-line telephones, copiers, and fax machines. Use of personal protective equipment as appropriate. Intermediate computer skills required. Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Demonstrates computer order entry skills. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work, ability to interact with diverse contact groups. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS :
Adheres to all State and Federal regulations pertaining to hazardous materials. Hazards include risk of exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous substances, and blood/body fluids, and risk of physical injury from lifting, standing, sitting, walking, and stooping.
WORK CONTACT GROUP :
All departments within the hospital, patients, families, visitors, nursing personnel, and medical staff. Pre-hospital, law enforcement, and other caregivers in the community.
SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS :
Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Physically able to move quickly throughout the hospital. Natural or corrected near visual acuity is necessary to read patients' charts, orders, and dials, displays, and gauges on equipment. Natural or corrected hearing is necessary to communicate effectively with others. Must be able to lift and transfer patients with good body mechanics, using appropriate zero-lift equipment provided.
SUPERVISED BY : Clinical Nurse Managers, Staff RN, RN Shift Coordinators, and Administrative supervisors.
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth Monroe and SEIU Healthcare 1199NW .