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Health Unit Coordinator 1

INTEGRIS Health
Oklahoma City

Job Description

The Health Unit Coordinator coordinates and maintains the clerical activities and delegated support activities of the assigned unit. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Essential Functions:

The Health Unit Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Reviews patient charts, transcribes and processes physician orders into computer

* Prioritizes and distributes to nurse or physician test results from computer, printouts and telephone communications

* Assembles and maintains charts from admission to discharge, following prescribed procedures

* Answers telephone promptly, relaying information to the appropriate personnel

* Communicates with other departments to ensure the coordination of patient tests and activities

Accountability:

The Health Unit Coordinator reports to the Clinical Department Director.

Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Constantly; activity exists 2/3 or more of the time
Standing/Walking: Frequently; activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Light (Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 10 pounds of force frequently)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Seeing: Yes
Hearing: Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): No

Must be able to hear, speak, read and write English. May stand up to 60% of the day. Utilizes a keyboard and telephone up to 8 hours per day.

This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

Environmental Conditions:

Primarily an office setting with heating and air conditioning that will adjust for a moderate climate. Exposure to communicable diseases from patients and visitors.

All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

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