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Health Unit Coordinator – Heart Failure and Valve/Structural –ET 6AB Job

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Rochester, MN
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
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  • Cardiology
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Health Unit Coordinator – Heart Failure and Valve/Structural –ET 6AB Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Nursing

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: Location: East Tower 6A/B (ET6A/B), Heart Failure and Valve/Structural Services

Patient Care Type: This is a medical cardiovascular telemetry monitored unit. The majority of the patient population consists of patients with a diagnosis of circulatory failure, valvular heart disease, structural heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, cardiac arrhythmia, myocardial infarction, and a subspecialty of status 1A pre-heart transplant patients. Some patients undergo cardiac procedures including: PCI/stent, valvuloplasty, TAVR, temporary or permanent pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, and cardioversions. ET6A/B patients are medically managed by Heart Failure and Valve/Structural Cardiology services. Patient length of stay is approximately 3-4 days.

Bed #: 24

Nursing Team Roles: ET6A/B nurse has accountability for physical assessments, care plan, patient education, and discharge planning collaboration. Continuity of care with a team approach is the care delivery model for provision of patient care. The team is comprised of nurse manager, clinical nurse specialist, nursing education specialist, staff RNs, patient care assistants, and health unit coordinators. Patients receive additional support via a multidisciplinary care model team model

Responsibilities: The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) provides organizational, receptionist, and clerical support to patient care units and the health care team. These duties include monitoring and ordering supplies, and may also include transcribing orders to patient electronic medical record and other communication devices. The HUC communicates effectively via a variety of modalities with patients, visitors, and facility staff and plays an integral role in communication across the continuum of care. The HUC functions as a resource to members of the health care team and is familiar with multiple Mayo Clinic resources. The HUC activities complement the patient care delivery model. The HUC carries out all aspects of the job using good judgment and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal skills, and assumes responsibility for self-development within the role and participates in continuous improvement activities. The HUC supports the healthcare team by anticipating and responding to team requests and patient needs.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Basic knowledge of computer systems and strong keyboarding skills (i.e., Windows-based applications, LAN use, and intranet/internet use) required.



Additional Qualifications: Successful completion of college, HUC vocational program, or HUC Certification preferred. Outstanding customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills. Adapts effectively to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting. Availability to work flexible hours, including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.


Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.68 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 80 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule Details: Sunday – Saturday; Day/Evening, 8 & 12-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend Schedule: Every third weekend (Weekend A) – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Recruiter: Jennifer Verhagen

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Nursing, Office/Secretarial/Clerical Support
Job Posting Number: 86630BR

Date: Aug 8, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

Job Segment: Medical, Cardiac, Patient Care, Nursing, Clerical, Healthcare, Administrative

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