Unit Coordinator - Med/Surg - 6 SE - 24hr - DAYS

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 168330-1A
Date Posted: Jul 26, 2021
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.  

About the Job

Position Summary: Under general supervision of the Registered Nurse, provides clerical support to inpatient nursing unit.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1)            Prepares patients charts, ensuring that all necessary forms are available and relevant patient information is ready for use or review daily 

2)            Assembles charts for admissions, transfers, and discharges.

3)            Utilizes appropriate computer systems to process physician orders for relevant patient information

4)            Utilizes bedtracking systems to support timely patient flow.

5)            Answers telephones, following Lahey Clinic’s established greeting; takes and transmits messages to unit staff. 

6)            Responds to queries from physicians, nursing staff, and visitors taking care not disclose confidential patient information to unauthorized individuals in accordance with various Lahey policies, outside regulations and laws governing patient confidentiality including but not limited to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).

7)            Inventories nursing unit’s office supplies and orders new supplies as needed to maintain standard inventory levels.  Stores supplies ensuring that areas are neat and organized. 

8)            Follows department procedures related to access to non-controlled medications, such as IV solutions and vaccines, when granted access to these medications as part of the job functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Requires high school diploma or equivalent.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  None

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Requires basic computer skills involving standard software for recording patient information in computerized databases, proficiency in reading comprehension, spelling, and writing normally obtained in high school and on-the-job experience.

Experience:  None

Shift

24hrs/ weekly; DAYS

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.