Northwell Health Health Unit Coordinator-ICU-Westchester in Tarrytown, New York

Req Number 001V1V

Job Category General Clerical/Secretarial

Job Description

The Health Unit Coordinator III is responsible for coordinating non-clinical activities for a patient care unit under the direction of the nurse in charge and/or Nurse Manager and in accordance with local, state, federal, Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. Provides assistance to nursing staff by accurately transcribing and placing orders into the system.

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or GED required.

  2. Excellent verbal communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to plan and meet deadlines.

  3. Computer proficiency and familiarity with MS Office software (Word / Excel).

  4. Familiarity with medical terminology.

  5. Ability to read, write and communicate in English required.

  6. Experience:

  7. Two ( 2 ) years experience as Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) II.

  8. Prior supervisory experience preferred.

  9. Licensure, Registration, Certification:

Certification by National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) preferred.