Providence Health & Services Health Unit Coordinator-CMFC in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) - Health Information Management (0.8 FTE, Days) to Providence Child Center in Portland, OR
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We are seeking a Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) - Health Information Management that will provide support services for the Center for Medically Fragile Children including answering phones, taking orders, ordering supplies & tracking facility statistics.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement process as defined in the Quality Management plan
Be responsible for filing documents in charts, purging documents to overflow filing, assembly of admission charts and breakdown of discharge charts
Schedule laboratory work, x-rays, consults and outside appointments as ordered, arranging for transportation, if needed, and completing paperwork needed for appointment, may be involved in acquiring necessary authorizations or referrals
Take reports of completed laboratory work and x-rays accurately and notifies charge nurse or team leader of results
Assist with clinics. Coordinates transfer of residents to exam rooms
Be responsible for requisitioning newly prescribed medications
Function as backup in ordering pharmacy supplies
Assist with stocking routine medical supplies
Function as a receptionist for parents and visitors to the Center for Medically Fragile Children, greeting and directing them as appropriate
Answer telephone in a professional manner referring calls or taking messages as needed
Communicate in a professional manner with children's families directing questions or concerns to the appropriate team member
Attend in-services, staff meetings and departmental meetings, participates in fire drills
Participate in the Center for Medically Fragile Children or Providence Child Center committees
Identify own learning needs
Take staffing calls when staffing coordinator is not available
Replace staff who have called in sick or absent, under direction of the charge nurse
Record call out information and makes changes on schedules accurately
Assist with coordination or repair or maintenance of medical equipment
Required qualifications for this position includes:
High School Diploma -OR- GED or equvalent experience
One (1) year of experience in healthcare facility
Education or training will be considered in lieu of experience
Proven track record of dependability and reliability
Knowledge of medical terminology
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)
Req ID: 299077