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Health Unit Coordinator

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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Job Req ID: 85782

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE Coordinates clerical activities and supports patient services utilizing clinical information systems to ensure accurate preparation and processing of patient documents, verify status information and confirm communications for doctors, nurses, patients, and family members to ensure effective operations of the unit. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: - None. Experience: - Must have one (1) year of healthcare experience ¿OR¿ - Must have one (1) year of related clerical experience. Equivalent Education and/or Experience: - May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - Prefer National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC) certification. - Prefer a current Heartsaver CPR course completion card within 90 days of hire and/or placement in job from one of the following: o American Heart Association o American Red Cross o Military Training Network. Skills or Special Abilities: - Must be able to successfully pass a Customer Service test, Spelling test, and Basic Computer Skills test with a minimum score of 80%. - Must be able to type 20 words-per-minute with a maximum of three errors. - Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff. - Must be able to complete the Health Unit Coordinator checklist within three months of employment. - Must be able to demonstrate patient-centered/patient-valued behaviors.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Medical, Healthcare

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