Functions under the direction of licensed nursing personnel to coordinate non-clinical tasks, including: transcription of doctor's orders, maintaining the patient chart and utilization of communication devices. Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements, Preferences and Experience
- Performs clerical responsibilities.
Maintains the patient chart.
Demonstrates good communication skills.
Facilitates patient/bed flow by utilizing admission, transfer, and discharge activities according to procedure.
Manages supplies and equipment.
Participates in ongoing educational activities.
Completes assigned goals.
Preferred: Associate degree in business related curriculum or its equivalent.
Minimum: Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties.
Preferred: One year experience in business office or related health care field. Previous experience utilizing customer service or public relation skills.
Minimum: One year experience in business office or related health care field. Previous experience utilizing customer service or public relation skills.
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Preferred: Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
Minimum: Ability to type 20 words per minute on a personal computer accessing the program with a mouse. Computer literacy.
About Baptist Memorial Health Care
At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.
At Baptist, We Offer:
- Competitive salaries
- Paid vacation/time off
- Continuing education opportunities
- Generous retirement plan
- Health insurance, including dental and vision
- Sick leave
- Service awards
- Free parking
- Short-term disability
- Life insurance
- Health care and dependent care spending accounts
- Education assistance/continuing education
- Employee referral program
Position: 11261 - Coordinator-Health Unit
Department: JS MedSurg 3B MBMC
Category: Nursing Support & Patient Care
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Nights
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area