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346011 Unit Coordinator-Nsg

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
General Summary StatementResponsible for general office management, clerical and receptionist duties on the Nursing Unit. Facilitates order entry and processing. Coordinates administrative support activities. Adheres to Nursing Policies and Procedures and Organizational Goals and Objectives. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesCommunications and Customer Service1. Welcomes and greets patients and visitors to the unit.2. Demonstrates pleasant, professional communication skills when speaking with patients, visitors, nursing staff, physicians, volunteers and personnel from other departments.3. Answers the phone promptly using proper telephone etiquette. Identifies self and unit. Refers phone calls to appropriate person and is reliable with messages.4. Assists visitors find patient rooms, staff members and other resources.5. Facilitates transport of patients at discharge.6. Facilitates the patient belongings process as needed, including that the hand-off of belongings occurs at admission, transfer and discharge.7. Facilitates calls to physician on behalf of nurses, avoiding duplication.8. Demonstrates correct use of communication systems such as intercom, pager system, phone functions, pneumatic tube, and other department based systems.9. Uses unit specific communication tools and applies to practice. Checks email regularly and posts items at the request of nursing leadership. Seeks clarification from Nurse Manager or Director as needed.10. Performs follow up phone calls to patients if requested by nursing leadership.11. Performs customer service rounding and surveys for patients upon request of nursing leadership.12. Answers call bells in a timely manner and communicates needs to responsible staff, or handles themselves if a simple request.13. Follows up to ensure that call bells have been addressed.

Education Training and Experience\nHigh School diploma or equivalent. Training and/or experience at an acute care facility or student nurse with hospital based clinical experience. Knowledge of medical terminology. Previous secretarial skills preferred. Training and/or experience at an acute care facility or student nurse with hospital based clinical experience. Computer skills required: keyboard, mouse use. Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email, and internet. Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs. Ability to speak, read, write and understands English.\n\nLicensure/Certification \nCPR certification required. Certified Nursing Assistant desired, but not required.\n\nWork Environment and Hazards\nRisk of exposure to communicable diseases and potentially hazardous materials and body fluids. May become involved in crisis situations.\n\nWork Contact Group\nThe Chester County Hospital personnel, physicians, patients, and their families.

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Posted: 2021-10-14 Expires: 2021-12-12

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346011 Unit Coordinator-Nsg

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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