The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at www.multicarejobs.orgPosition SummaryThe Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for performing clerical duties, facilitating communication and contributing to a smooth functioning, well-equipped unit. The Health Unit Coordinator processes physician orders, maintains and organizes patients records, communicates requests, messages and information that assists the physicians, nurses and other personnel to give patient care. Assists with customer relations on the unit. Procures supplies and patient care items from other hospital departments as needed. Assists with transportation of patients as needed. Functions according to current hospital and Division of Nursing policies and procedures. Maintains a safe, clean and orderly environment in the nursing station. Performs additional duties as requested by the Manager/Director. Seeks out information to assist in patient care and unit needs.Minimum RequirementsPrior Health Unit Coordinator experience preferred. Able to move about facility freely. Able to support supplies weighing 20+ lbs. and able to respond to overhead pages and alarms as needed. Keyboard proficiency is required.Education/Licenses/Certifications- High school graduate or equivalent preferred- Completion of an approved Health Unit Coordinator vocational training course OR - Previous Patient Care experience (minimum of 1 year or currently enrolled in clinical education program)OR- Equivalent clerical experience (minimum of 1 year) in a medical setting
Position Type: Part Time - Regular Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.