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HUC/Health Unit Coordinator/Acute Care/Partime

Company: Boundary Community Hospital
Location: Bonners Ferry
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY: The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) of the Acute Care/Emergency Departments is responsible for the registration process for the emergency department, acute care, swing, PCC, and after-hours outpatients. They will also serve as receptionist for all persons requiring information and assistance, and performing clerical duties for these departments. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency required.
  • Certification through NHHUC preferred.
  • Proficient on computers with experience with Microsoft Office. Keyboard speed of 30 wpm required.
  • Prefer experience with an EMR medical data system (Meditech).
  • Must have minimum of 2 years work experience dealing with public, preferably in healthcare.
  • CPR and First Aid training required (can obtain within 2 months of hire).
  • Medical terminology preferred.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and experienced with multi-tasking.SCHEDULE:
    • 48hrs per pay period
    • Shifts are 12 hours: 06:00 – 18:00 or 18:00 – 06:00
    • Will include rotating weekendsESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/REQUIREMENTS:
      • Interview incoming patients, his/her relatives, or other responsible individuals to obtain patient demographics, financial liability, employer, reason for presentation, and other necessary patient information, including driver's license/photo identification and insurance cards.
      • Communicate with Transfer Center and/or Sheriff Dispatch for emergency transportation needs of a patient, including basic transport, helicopter or fixed wing.
      • Secure all signatures necessary for treatment, release of medical information, assignment of insurance benefits, and payment of services from legally responsible parties.
      • Ensure charts are complete, accurate, properly labeled, and scanned into correct electronic record account. Forward paper documents to medical records for review and further processing.
      • Prioritize duties to be handled during shift to effectively manage time and resources.
      • Maintain patient's rights by adhering to HIPAA guidelines.
      • Complete assigned duties, following correct policy and procedure, in the event of an emergency or disaster.

Keywords: Boundary Community Hospital, Coeur d'Alene , HUC/Health Unit Coordinator/Acute Care/Partime, Healthcare , Bonners Ferry, Idaho

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