Unit Coordinator Acute

REQ: 
PHC18-114287
Work Area: 
Maternity Unit Coordinators
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Casual
FTE: 
0.00
Wage: 
$23.51-23.51
Job Category: 
Administrative/Clerical
Category: 
Acute Care Hospital
Hours: 
0700-1900, 1900-0700

Summary

Under the direction of the Operations Leader or delegate, the Unit Coordinator performs a variety of duties in support of coordinating the clerical functions of the designated unit such as; processing a high volume of physician orders utilizing manual and/or computerized software, performing reception duties, maintaining patient charts, typing, record keeping and staffing duties.

Skills

  • Ability to type 30 wpm.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology.

Education

Grade 12, graduation from a recognized Unit Clerk training program, plus one years’ recent related experience.

Duties

  • Processes physician orders utilizing manual and/or computerized software as per established procedures.
  • Performs receptionist duties by receiving telephone calls, patients, visitors, and others, answers inquiries or directs to appropriate area or staff.
  • Sets up, maintains, and completes patient charts; records information such as weight, temperature, pulse, and respiration, and lab test results in charts or other records as directed; attaches documents such as laboratory and special examination reports to charts after review by professional staff; completes discharge charts for Health Records according to established procedures.
  • Performs specific clerical duties as required such as typing, record keeping and ordering supplies, entering and retrieving computerized data and patient information and sorting and distributing mail.
  • Performs staffing duties such as receives or transfers calls from staff regarding illness and absence form work; calls in relief staff according to pre-determined guidelines and maintains staff records and schedules. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.