Top Unit Coordinator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Unit Coordinator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Unit Coordinator resumes they appeared on. For example, 24.3% of Unit Coordinator resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Unit Coordinator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Unit Coordinator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Conducted different clerical communications as well as coordinated functions to ensure and assist smooth patient care processes along with unit operations.
  • Facilitate daily unit operations by performing receptionist activities and the clerical duties required to coordinate patient care.
  • Communicated and collaborated efficiently across departments inside as well as outside of the hospital to support patient care
  • Recognized for superior customer service, dedication to patient care, flexibility and perfect attendance.
  • Monitor and supervise all patient care activity during dialysis and assist as necessary.
  • Coordinated administrative activities for optimal operation and efficiency of the patient care unit.
  • Handle correspondence and collaborate with various departments to ensure quality patient care delivery.
  • Prioritized and coordinated patient care according to acuity and severity of illness.
  • Mobilize emergency procedures during hospital wide drills or patient care difficulties.
  • Collaborated though physician communication to help facilitate patient care plan.
  • Document patient care with high level of confidentiality and accuracy.
  • Facilitated and directed patient care through management of non-licensed staff.
  • Directed patient care, frequently involving critical situations.
  • Work closely with doctors concerning critical patient care
  • Audit clinical documentation and patient care daily.
  • Communicate with other departments regarding patient care.
  • Direct patient care- family counseling.
  • Assist with ordering and serving patient meals; transports patients, and performs indirect patient care duties at a competent level.
  • Facilitated admissions, discharged patients with teaching and instructions, charting, documenting, and planning nursing interventions regarding patient care.
  • Performed direct patient care, charge nurse responsibilities, budget preparation, unit scheduling, equipment/supply repair, maintenance and orders.

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2. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Initiated calls to physician offices to obtain expected medical records, medication questionnaires, scheduled appointments for pharmacy outreach.
  • Entered doctors orders for patients changed from emergency room outpatient to inpatient status utilizing Electronic Medical Records program.
  • Supported medical management of patients, updated medical records, scheduled in-house diagnostic testing and arranged patient transport.
  • Corresponded with inside and outside facilities and obtained all necessary medical records/legal paperwork required for all admissions.
  • Maintain records, including medical records, laboratory requisition processing, including sending specimens to the laboratory.
  • Organized patient medical records and entered routine medication/procedure orders requested by physician to facilitate patient care.
  • Assemble patient charts; organize medical information while maintaining sensitive and confidential patient medical records.
  • Maintained accurate and confidential medical records- retrieved and organized information for individual patients.
  • Maintained medical records as required by internal and external regulatory standards.
  • Coordinated admission and discharge of patients, maintained inpatient medical records.
  • Review open medical records to ensure documentation compliance and proper authentication.
  • Protected the security and confidentiality of over 150 patient medical records.
  • Conducted thorough documentation checks, and evaluation of medical records.
  • Monitor and ensure accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
  • Maintained all closing and finalization of medical records.
  • Maintain electronic medical records for accurate census data.
  • Maintain medical records keeping patient confidentiality a priority.
  • Review electronic medical records for accuracy and completeness.
  • Document progress and encounters using electronic medical records.
  • Maintain organization and completeness of medical records.

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3. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Communicate with ancillary departments, physician offices, and service providers as indicated per physician orders.
  • Transcribed and processed physician orders accurately with attention-to-detail promptly notified nursing of STAT orders.
  • Transcribed physician orders, scheduled follow-up appointments for patients, and facilitated patient discharge.
  • Transcribed physician orders, answered telephones, assisted physicians in Emergency Department.
  • Coordinated physician orders and interdepartmental operations for all levels of care.
  • Transcribed physician orders accurately and timely for Admission of new patients.
  • Transcribed and entered physician orders into computer using in-house software programs.
  • Process physician orders and preliminary reports for the Emergency Department.
  • Typed and documented physician orders as instructed by physicians.
  • Transcribed physician orders into patients' electronic medical record.
  • Transcribed physician orders and reconciled charges into database program.
  • Enter physician orders, including laboratory and radiology request.
  • Entered patient demographics and entered physician orders into computer.
  • Transcribed physician orders and entered information into patient charts.
  • Entered prescribed medication and physician orders into chart.
  • Transcribe physician orders and make out necessary requisitions.
  • Enter all physician orders into electronic medical record.
  • Transcribed physician orders accurately and in timely fashion.
  • Enter initial physician orders into computer.
  • Entered physician orders into hospital-based system.

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4. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Registered patients for outpatient and emergency room services, utilizing customer service skills while effectively processing data.
  • Worked alongside Director of Customer Service in providing service excellence to residents and their family members.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to patients and visitors in order to maximize positive experiences.
  • Provide ongoing customer service to residents, family members and facility visitors.
  • Monitored IEX TotalView to confirm conformance for customer service department.
  • Fast paced environment and excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service which I am extremely passionate about.
  • Maintain and retrieves clinical information provided front line customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer services when responding to the patient/family reports.
  • Facilitate meetings with families to improve customer service and relationships.
  • Received recognition from providers for providing excellent customer service.
  • Delivered significant improvements to customer service and satisfaction ratings.
  • Communicated with customer service rep providing client/recipient benefit information.
  • Provide excellent customer service and service recovery for patients.
  • Provided courteous and professional customer service to patients, visitors, family members, and co-workers during routine and emergency situations.
  • Provided customer service to visitors by providing general information, phone numbers, directions, and admitted new patients to floor.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by maintaining contact with business partners, customers and external resources throughout the life of each investigation.
  • Utilized excellent customer service skills to effectively interact with patients, visitors and other members of the patient care team.
  • Assist the team with customer service/collection phone calls on past-due accounts and delinquent property taxes in accordance with corporate policy.
  • Organized and implemented systems and processes, created forms and updated policies and procedures, while providing excellent customer service.

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5. Emergency Room

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Here's how Emergency Room is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Assisted in providing Emergency Room physicians with information on patient history.
  • Processed direct admissions, inpatient, outpatient and emergency room registrations.
  • Answer all incoming calls to the emergency room, collect and scan all patient information into patient charts.
  • Work with and support multiple units in the hospital including the operating rooms and the Emergency Room.
  • Worked in the capacity of Emergency Room Unit Secretary/Emergency Room Tech as well at the Hospital.
  • Stock all carts in the emergency room, including patient rooms, trauma bay and hallways.
  • Provided administrative support in the Emergency Room under the direction of the Nurse Manager and Doctors.
  • Served on Employee Engagement Committee, 3B Unit Enhancement Team and Emergency Room Hold Committee.
  • Admit patients in Emergency Room if needed to fill in due to short staffing.
  • Assign all patients admitted through the emergency room to the proper floor and bed.
  • Organized and coded Emergency room charts at the close of each shift for billing.
  • Act as information resource for patients and/or family members of the Emergency Room department.
  • Managed operations as the central contact person for the emergency room nursing unit;.
  • Worked in the Emergency room as a unit secretary and a tech.
  • Meet goals of admissions and emergency room department via patient surveys.
  • Ordered medical tests for emergency room patients as directed by physician.
  • Act as centralized point of contact for the Emergency Room Department.
  • Accept Emergency room expects/medical call-ins from various hospitals and PCP office.
  • Worked dual floors - emergency room, psychiatric floor.
  • Maintain patient record for emergency room visit.

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6. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Assist medical professionals with data entry and medication administration through documentation and ordering.
  • Carried out wide-range of clerical functions including data entry and document preparation.
  • Developed and implemented procedures to improve efficiency of data entry and utilization.
  • Process daily data entry of patient demographic and insurance information.
  • Conducted data entry into various databases.
  • Performed various clerical duties, including mail distribution, organizing work area, data entry, and filing.
  • Prepared surgical case sheets, data entry, responsible for inventory and ordering surgical supplies, heavy phones.
  • Performed data entry for physician's orders, medication, and medical exams in (MIS).
  • Maintained patients' medical record via Medical Transcription and Data Entry par Patient Chart or Computer format.
  • Arrange patient transportation for internal and external transfers, print labels, data entry and filing.
  • Completed all required data entry, including patient insurance information using ENDEON and HCPF.
  • Performed office administration duties including reception, data entry, faxing, answering phones.
  • Performed daily data entry, insurance verification, ICD9, and CPT coding.
  • Performed data entry for nurses, doctors, patients, and customers electronically.
  • Utilize computer programs / terminal for access and data entry of patient information.
  • Function as team coordinator, assisting doctors and each employee with data entry.
  • Maintain patient charts, data entry, and prepared patients for examination.
  • Located and corrected data entry errors, or reported them to supervision.
  • Answer phones, data entry, manage and replenish medical supply closet.
  • Complete daily data entry tasks for all patient admissions and discharges.

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7. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Monitored representative's phone calls for accuracy and assisted with new hire interviews, provided ongoing training and feedback for reviews.
  • Receive phone calls and faxes from patients, medical facilities, and legal firms who may request copies of x-rays.
  • Conduct weekly discharge phone calls to patient or primary care giver regarding level of care provided at the hospital.
  • Answer phone calls for the department, answering questions, taking messages, or routing to the correct person.
  • Answered phone calls, provided information to visitors, and attended to patients needs over the call light system.
  • Answered and directed incoming phone calls in a professional matter and transferred calls to the designated nurses or physicians.
  • Answer incoming phone calls, as well as make outgoing calls to doctors and other hospital departments as needed.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing phone calls, billing invoices, equipment, medical charts, and reports.
  • Answer all phone calls, receive invoices and messages, as well as faxing all documents needed.
  • Answer phone calls and patient call-lights; communicate essential patient information to the appropriate hospital staff.
  • Answered multiple phone calls, call lights, and specific requests from doctors and nurses simultaneously.
  • Answer phone calls, call-lights, assist physicians, patients, visitors, and interdepartmental faculty.
  • Covered the floor when needed and handled all phone calls and paperwork for the unit.
  • Answer phone calls, file paperwork, thinning charts, assist nurse and outstanding customers service
  • Answered incoming phone calls into call center and handled needs of the caller appropriately.
  • Placed phone calls to physicians, responded to unit emergencies, and directed visitors.
  • Answered internal and external phone calls and addressed the needs of the caller.
  • Initiated any phone calls to the physician, family members or personnel.
  • Answer phone calls from doctors, hospital staff and family members.
  • Place phone calls to Specialty Physicians and Primary Care Physicians.

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8. Office Supplies

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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Maintained capital equipment functionality and ensured availability of necessary office supplies.
  • Maintained computerized inventory of all medical/office supplies and products.
  • Managed office supplies organization and upkeep.
  • Prepare, process, and submit travel vouchers, procurement card logs, and purchase office supplies through Tech Buy.
  • Assemble patient charts, transcribe physicians order, order office supplies, and assist in birth registrars responsibilities.
  • Maintain patient's records, expedite consults to various specialist, maintain unit medical supplies/office supplies.
  • Nurse Manager & Operations Supervisor with ordering office supplies & paperwork, schedules & other projects.
  • Ordered office supplies for nursing staff and ordered medical and hygienic supplies for residents.
  • Ordered office supplies, and coordinated medical supply levels with other hospital's departments.
  • Carried the responsibility to inventory the office supplies, and order replacements when needed.
  • Inventory of medical, surgical equipment and office supplies, replenish of supplies.
  • Maintained and ordered office supplies for a 50 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Translated for staff, ordered office supplies, and approved vacations.
  • Managed all purchasing and procurement of office supplies and work orders.
  • Transcribed physician's orders and inventoried and ordered office supplies.
  • Ordered all office supplies and any other supplies as directed.
  • Order unit medical and office supplies to maintain constant stock.
  • Order office supplies and kept nurses' station organized.
  • Order office supplies and additional supplies requested by staff.
  • Order and maintain surgery front desk office supplies.

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9. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Counseled and directed staff members in disciplinary matters and action plan for performance improvement.
  • Supervised 3-10 staff members providing assistance to intellectually disabled individuals attending their day program.
  • Promoted teamwork by assisting and interacting effectively with all staff members.
  • Complete yearly evaluations of day shift staff members and assist Nurse Manager with interviewing potential applicants for positions on the unit.
  • Supervised 4 member staff members who served as the counselors for two of the cottages at John de la Howe.
  • Lead training, coaching, and development of 8 on-site and 12 off-shore (Manila, Philippines) staff members.
  • Empowered Junior Staff Members to Meet both Individual and Team Goals by providing both training and positive and consultative leadership.
  • Assist the Clinical Supervisor in the selection, training, ongoing professional development and performance evaluation of staff members.
  • Greeted people at the nurse's station and answered their questions or referred them to appropriate staff members.
  • Coordinated with Texas Tech headquarters in Lubbock on training and procedures for the position and other staff members.
  • Trained staff members on two separate tracking systems: Global Air Transportation Executive Systems and Intra-Theatre Airlift Request.
  • Provided support to nurses [and other staff members] in maintaining patients' records and patient assignments.
  • Provide assistance to surgical patients and staff members as needed while maintaining a professional and comfortable atmosphere.
  • Acted as a liaison between directors and other staff members, vendors, physicians and patients.
  • Maintained database on, and tracked the activities of, 75 staff members in 3 cities.
  • Coordinated booking, scheduling, and billing of childbirth classes with patients and hospital staff members.
  • Prepared every meal for all campers and staff members for the duration of four summers.
  • Responded to the needs of the patients, their family members, and staff members.
  • Worked collaboratively with other ED staff members to ensure safe, efficient patient care.
  • Coordinate unit's communications including alpha numeric text pages to physicians and staff members.

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10. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Trained independent living skills for up to eleven individuals with mental disabilities.
  • Assisted patients in improving independent living skills/daily living skills.
  • Lead independent living skills training, drug awareness training and social skills groups for residents.
  • Educated patients and families about infant care, preparation of healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Assist with ADL and promote independent living skills in the geriatric patients and assist patients in detox.

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11. Surgery

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Here's how Surgery is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Ensured any necessary administrative clearance for the surgery to proceed was obtained.
  • Updated family and visitors on patients progress during surgery and recovery.
  • Transferred patients to imaging and/or surgery when transport was unavailable.
  • Arranged and coordinated necessary client information prior to surgery.
  • Maintained clean environment for surgery according to policy
  • Schedule and prioritize surgery including equipment needs.
  • Processed accurate billing information regarding surgery procedures.
  • Registered patients for surgery and admission.
  • Manage quarterly meetings with physician staff to ensure smooth flow between same day surgery, endoscopy and surgeons.
  • Pick up patients from OR once surgery completed, help with transporting critical patients to different testing procedures.
  • Covered both positions as Unit Coordinator within the surgery department and as the Scheduler for the O.R.
  • Reason for leaving: This was a temporary job until the original employee came back from surgery.
  • Enter changes to the surgery schedule throughout the day to accurately reflect events as they occur.
  • Lead new student orientation for Surgery and be a resource to students during their rotations.
  • Participated in setting up new department within Surgical Services (Same Day Surgery)
  • Produced ON-Call Team schedules of staff who would be on-call for surgery needs.
  • Cross training as Unit Coordinator in Same Day Surgery Center and Ambulatory Testing.
  • Crossed trained in other departments such as Mental Health and Outpatient Surgery.
  • Floated to surgical departments gave secretarial support, and scheduled surgery.
  • Assigned and arranged patient charts and rooms for admission and/or surgery.

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12. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Managed computer systems specific to emergency department Responsible for all incoming telephone, Performed other special project assignments as directed.
  • Initiate and investigate all Narcotic complaints received using various computer systems and assign to proper Precinct Modules for further investigation.
  • Maintained yearly competency requirements for computer system, medical terminology and office equipment.
  • Help physicians print out patient information Log in patient information into computer system
  • Transcribe physician orders and entry into hospital computer system for ancillary departments.
  • Investigated problems using computer systems, databases, and established procedures.
  • Double checked accuracy of orders entered into computer system.
  • Enter laboratory orders in computer system.
  • Established and maintained computer system inventories.
  • Created and maintained patients' charts, including entering and retrieving daily labs, tests, and radiology in computer system.
  • Entered patient insurance and personal information into our computer system to register them for a ER visit.
  • Admitted patients information into the computer system and retrieved all vital medical information for nurses and physicians.
  • Entered Physician's Orders in the hospital computer system to be processed by the appropriate department.
  • Transcribe, process, and communicates physicians' order either manually or with the computer system.
  • Monitored computer systems or programs in the institution to detect problems as early as possible.
  • Faxed prescriptions to the pharmacy and inputted patient test orders onto the CPOE computer system.
  • Assemble chart for new admission, and input doctors' orders within the computer system.
  • Entered the admittance, transferring and discharge of patients in the hospital computer system.
  • Train all new employees on the computer system along with other administrative duties.
  • Logged patient blood work in computer system and sent off to laboratory.

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13. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Collaborated with medical staff, regarding standards in disease prevention utilizing Universal Precautions, for protection of patients and hospital personnel.
  • Maintained organization and coordinated communication between patients, parents, and medical staff.
  • Keep the facility organized and coordinates communication between patients and medical staff.
  • Coordinated conferences between families and medical staff.
  • Maintain communication between patient and medical staff.
  • Coordinated important medical information with medical staff.
  • Coordinated procedures between patients and medical staff.
  • Work directly with public and nursing/medical staff/residents.
  • Communicate with nursing, medical staff and ancillary departments, visitors guests and patients to provide appropriate and accurate patient information.
  • Perform various clerical and administrative functions to support medical staff such as data entry, faxing, copying and alpha numeric paging
  • Provided strong administrative support to medical staff, including transcription of physician orders to Medical Electronic Record (MER).
  • Frequent in depth contact with residents, families, and nursing staff, medical staff, consultants and other professionals.
  • Take meeting minutes and assist manager with documents; write letters to patients and communication memos to Medical Staff.
  • Served as chief resource for Nursing Staff, Medical Staff and patient population regarding administrative hospital policies and Procedures.
  • Create, edit and maintain medication picture documents used by nursing and medical staff for patient teaching.
  • Facilitated the unit's flow of information between medical staff and departments to maximize unit efficiency.
  • Provide information or relay messages to patients and medical staff in a fast paced environment.
  • Communicated to medical staff patient's requests and answered patient's call via bell system.
  • Assist in establishing policies pertaining to total resident care, personnel and medical staff.
  • Assisted with patient bed placement by communicating with medical staff to ensure proper placement.

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14. Hospital Staff

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Here's how Hospital Staff is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Delivered quality care to patients on both surgical and medical floors while effectively collaboration with hospital staff
  • Communicate with all hospital staff to effectively coordinate medical/surgical unit.
  • Communicate with various hospital staff, virtual critical care staff with a positive and professional phone etiquette with timely follow-up issues.
  • Maintained operational compliance with health information privacy practices regarding patient and family information, hospital staff, and EMS.
  • Work closely with Doctors, Nurses and all other hospital staff to ensure orders are being ordered correctly.
  • Help the unit run smoothly by greeting and directing patient's families, hospital staff and other visitors.
  • Interact with house staff, physicians, nurses and hospital staff to ensure patient safety and care.
  • Notified appropriate hospital staff of problems as they arose and ensured appropriate action was taken to eliminate.
  • Provide information to patient, family members, doctors, nurses and other hospital staff as needed.
  • Created and maintained an extensive data base for hospital staff and physicians.
  • Served as public relations liaison between patients, families and hospital staff.
  • Communicate between nurses and doctors as well as other hospital staff.
  • Co-led teaching of aggression control classes for hospital staff.
  • Communicate with hospital staff, patients and their families.
  • Relayed messages between hospital staff and patients.
  • Relay messages to various hospital staff using the text paging system, the multi-line telephone system, or in person.
  • Take direction and accommodate clerical needs Assist hospital staff in the care of orthopedic and med-surg patients
  • Coordinate unit communication by triaging calls and delivering messages to hospital staff in a timely manner.

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15. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Practiced exceptional customer service and problem resolution while updating the Patient Flow Coordinator to address concerns/issues.
  • Supervised employees, recommended sentencing, and coordinated alternative sentencing with community and non- profit organizations.
  • Worked also in Labor delivery and Maternity and crossed trained in Radiology for Scheduling Out-Patient Procedures.
  • Participated on numerous hospital & department committees, including chair of house-wide Shared Governance Coordinating Council.
  • Communicated these results with all concerned parties and completed appropriate documentation to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Provide guidance and supervision of personnel including nurturing an environment favorable to learning and development.
  • Collected and entered real-time unit census data for analysis in the Maternity Department database.
  • Coordinate between internal operations team and clients to execute registration and data management logistics.
  • Evaluated internal processes, policies and procedures continuously and made recommendations for improvement.
  • Coordinated patient travel arrangements both internally and by ambulance companies upon patient discharge.
  • Attend regular surgical residency meetings internally and externally as requested and needed.
  • Earned recognition and award for participation in facility wide IT system overhaul.
  • Coordinate maternal and NICU transfers to other facilities when medically necessary.
  • Supervised overall operation of institution's activities both internal and external.
  • Address and tackle complex obstacles producing innovative and alternative solutions.
  • Supervised and provided dormitory overnight care including on-call emergency situations.
  • Utilized all available internal/external supports and coordinated with outside agencies.
  • Prepared various management reports for external and internal customers.
  • Coordinated service delivery between internal and external providers.
  • Implemented team development strategies to minimize employee turnover.

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16. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Initiated processes of communication between anesthesia staff, charge nurse and administrators.
  • Collaborated effectively with the unit charge nurse and/or care manager and/or patient placement to identify bed needs and/or unit needs.
  • Coordinate with hospital and ambulances, as well as charge nurse at floor to send patients after a procedure.
  • Perform full range of nursing skills and delegate duties to charge nurse, LPN, and staff as necessary.
  • Assist the charge nurse on a daily basis to help facilitate a steady flow throughout the surgery department.
  • Transcribe physician's orders and transmit request to appropriate areas under the supervision of a license charge nurse.
  • Position is responsible for indirect care in the ER department setting under the direction of the Charge Nurse.
  • Coordinate with charge nurse for new coming patients and the transfer from one hospital to us.
  • Served as preceptor to new charge nurses and resource to new hires and less experienced personnel.
  • Worked closely with charge nurse in coordinating staff and assigned patients for lab and diagnostic testing.
  • Assisted nurses, charge nurses, physicians, perinatal technicians, pregnant patients, and families.
  • Assist Charge Nurse/department management team with any emergency, as requested; seek assistance when necessary.
  • Worked closely with charge nurse and physicians to ensure things were done quickly and precisely.
  • Transcribed physician's orders and coordinated with attending and charge nurses to correct the discrepancies.
  • Provide general clerical support to the care unit under the direction of the Charge Nurse.
  • Weekend Supervisor, Charge Nurse on women's unit, unit coordinator on med.
  • Track unit admissions and discharges and report information to charge nurse every 30 minutes.
  • Job Duties Include: Working closely with Charge Nurse in organizing the unit.
  • Assisted evening charge nurse with multiple administrative tasks to insure effective work flow.
  • Help manage the flow of surgical patients with the operating room Charge Nurse.

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17. Meditech

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Here's how Meditech is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Transcribed physicians' orders into MEDITECH Applications.
  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition using computerized documentation systems (Meditech).
  • Utilized CRT and Meditech system linked into hospital's patient information management system.
  • Prepare Daily reports using Meditech Schedule Doctors appointments and transportation for residents.
  • Maintain up-to-date computer-based laboratory test results and patient information using Meditech.
  • Experienced in Meditech Hospital Information Systems including Electronic Health Record software.
  • Detailed understanding and utilization of Meditech.
  • Provided assistance to the clinical educator with training of new staff personnel on Meditech and arranged ALS/BLS training classes.
  • Process vendor credit memos and invoices into the Meditech A/P software for tracking purposes.
  • Entered orders for diagnostic testing prior to procedure utilizing the Meditech computer program.
  • Played key role in streamlining process of inputting outpatient specimens into Meditech system.
  • Use of Meditech and various software to obtain test results.
  • Entered and transcribed doctor's orders using Meditech platform.
  • Entered doctors' orders in the computer using Meditech.
  • Produced daily nursing unit census from Meditech.
  • Enter all orders into Meditech system.
  • Fast Form, Meditech software.
  • Managed Meditech Systems in ER.
  • Put all information in Meditech; Name, Address, DOB, SS, Insurance.
  • Utilized Meditech to document patient clinical results Worked collaboratively with other departments to communicate orders and other patient needs.

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18. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Obtain information regarding intake, output, and vital signs and make sure they are properly recorded to patient chart.
  • Prepared rooms for patients, obtained vital signs, prepared suture set-ups for physicians and assisted in general patient care.
  • Completed daily transfer of the vital signs and weights from the daily assignment sheet to the patient's chart.
  • Print the Patient Census for the doctor, make copies of recent vital signs for psychiatrist and nurses.
  • Charted vital signs Processed physicians orders, lab work, x-rays, Home Health, etc.
  • Read and record vital signs; record patient information and entered orders into computer.
  • Monitored vital signs, maintained Foley care, monitoring reporting and recording patient condition.
  • Transcribed physical orders onto patient files and recorded patient vital signs into computer systems.
  • Record patient vital signs and informed physicians and nurses as necessary.
  • Inventory management of unit supplies, scheduler, measured vital signs.
  • Enter data into computer, vital signs, tasks etc.
  • Assure that monthly vital signs and weights are completed.
  • Checked and recorded vital signs and prepared examination rooms.
  • Obtained vital signs and chief complaints from patients.
  • Maintain medical charts and graph vital signs.
  • Enter schedules for obtaining vital signs.
  • Monitored all aspects of patient care; Vital signs, ADLs, input/output records, collected specimens; monitored IVs.
  • Work closely with the nursing staff to assist with patient care such as checking vital signs and monitoring patient safety.
  • Prepared rooms and did Vital signs and prep for ortho surgeries.
  • Blood Glucose Checks, Foleys, Vital Signs, Hygiene, and etcetera to patients in unit.

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19. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Assisted charge nurse with facilitating patient flow in 25 bed Neurological/Telemetry Medical Surgical Unit.
  • Monitored twenty cardiac telemetry units for critically ill patients.
  • Certified Care Associate/ Unit Coordinator in Telemetry/Observation Unit.
  • Maintained telemetry monitor equipment to ensure working order.
  • Managed Telemetry Unit and developed Centralized Monitoring Room.
  • Charged telemetry and monitored the telemetry logs.
  • Monitor tech-responsible for reading telemetry strips.
  • Monitor and meet patient needs thus helping to ensure patient flow through the cardiovascular unit and performs telemetry and video monitoring.
  • Worked closely with physicians and the nursing staff of the Telemetry/Cardiovascular Unit for patient care and medical coordination.
  • Processed physician orders for this fast-paced ICU Telemetry Unit with 25 physicians and 30 nurses.
  • Designed and implemented Telemetry Report sheets used to record cardiac rhythm behaviors throughout shifts.
  • Maintained all phone lines and patient calls for a 40 bed cardiac telemetry.
  • Monitored telemetry of patients on the unit or those remotely on other units.
  • Managed Telemetry Unit and corresponded patient's heart rates between nursing teams.
  • Check the telemetry monitors every 6 hrs Restocking the supply and medication room
  • Observe Telemetry monitor and alert medical staff of possible abnormal rhythms.
  • Carried out receptionist duties for a thirty-two bed telemetry floor unit.
  • Manage staff scheduling and time/attendance for Intensive Care and Telemetry staff.
  • Maintained all patient charts and monitored telemetry of all patients.
  • Received admission orders for ICU and Telemetry Ward patients.

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20. Scheduling Appointments

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Here's how Scheduling Appointments is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinate and manage the scheduling of patients for tests and procedures to include scheduling appointments in both Meditech and Outlook.
  • Answer calls and provide information regarding plastic surgery procedures, financing options and scheduling appointments with various plastic surgeons nationwide.
  • Performed general administrative duties such as scheduling appointments and filing and maintaining medical paperwork.
  • Provide clerical and administrative support such as scheduling appointments, organizing paperwork and assist call center and provide excellent customer service.
  • Assisted with scheduling cancellations and rescheduling appointments.
  • Schedule, reschedule, and verify patient appointments including scheduling appointments with secondary care providers.

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21. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Ensured appropriate signatures were included on all necessary chart forms and provided patient with appropriate HIPPA information and documentation.
  • Communicated with family members regarding patient information in compliance with HIPPA.
  • Maintained confidentially of patients records accordance with HIPPA requirements.
  • Transcribe handwritten orders; maintain patient charts while adhering to the strict guidelines of HIPPA and HITECH.
  • Follow HIPPA guidelines to make sure every patient who has contact precautions are placed in proper rooms.
  • Prepared for HIPPA reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients and family.
  • Recorded all findings in the medical record database while maintaining patient privacy rights according to HIPPA
  • Maintained hospitals HIPPA compliance, and operational standards to federal, state and local regulations.
  • Collected data for quarterly reporting as mandated by the state, HIPPA, and JACHO.
  • Coordinated both patient and staff communications within the department according to HIPPA standards.
  • Assessed records per HIPPA standards, adhered to stringent regulations,
  • Follow and comply with all HIPPA rules and regulations.
  • Adhered to HIPPA and other hospital required privacy policies.
  • Release of Medical Information experience, HIPPA privacy act.
  • Maintain confidentiality and abide by all HIPPA regulations.
  • Followed all HIPPA and OSHA police and procedures.
  • Assist patient in completion of HIPPA form.
  • Comply with patient confidentially and HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintained compliance with HIPPA, JHACO, and OSHA standards.
  • Chart Prep, HIPPA complaint.

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22. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Maintain patient confidence and protect hospital operations by keeping information confidential in accordance with HIPAA Regulations.
  • Maintained strict patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Develop strategy for implementing study procedures in compliance with accepted research guidelines, GCP, HIPAA regulations and study protocols.
  • Be familiar with and follow stringent guidelines and policies set forth by HIPAA law, government oversight and internal processes.
  • Act as a resource to physicians and nursing staff in the completion and submission of all HIPAA forms.
  • Maintained strictest confidentiality with patient records, as well as adhere to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations
  • Insure HIPAA, JACHO, and OSHA regulations are followed by all Patient service representatives.
  • Order supplies through McKesson and HiTouch * Experience with PeopleSoft * Knowledgeable of HIPAA regulations
  • Compile reports for Director of Nursing in compliance with HIPAA laws and State requirements.
  • Required an understanding of medical terminology & software, customer service, and HIPAA.
  • Practice discretion in the handling of confidential patient information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient information according to the HIPAA laws.
  • Handled multiple phone lines giving proper information, maintaining HIPAA protocol.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential information in compliance with HIPAA.
  • Reviewed, complied, and completed all HIPAA compliant authorizations.
  • Handle confidential materials and observe all HIPAA Security Law guidance.
  • Work to uphold patient confidentiality as dictated by HIPAA.
  • Complied with all OSHA and HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality and adheres to HIPAA guidelines.
  • Adhered to the HIPAA PHI Guidelines.

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23. Order Entry

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Here's how Order Entry is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Utilize the laboratory information systems and order entry systems.
  • Designated to complete superuser training for two phases of roll out for Electronic Health Record software and Computerized Physician Order Entry.
  • Answered phones, paged doctors, processed patient charts and order entry, stocked areas, etc.
  • Educated doctors on the use of the Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) program.
  • Serve as primary source of client support for IT, order entry and patient coordination.
  • Assisted medical and nursing staff with charts, order entry, and locating patient results.
  • Order entry for patient tests and studies, answered telephones and call lights.
  • Utilized the hospitals order entry system for scheduling and tracking E.R.
  • Managed all order entry and multiline phone system functions.
  • Interpreted cardiac monitoring in the Emergency Department Proper order entry and phone etiquette Maintained unit organization
  • Will assist the physicians with Order Entry questions/issues, acting as the first line of support.

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24. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Functioned in the capacity of Unit Coordinator in a 23 bed ICU as well as monitored EKG.
  • Monitored patients, performed EKG's, started IV's, drew labs, and administered medications.
  • Delegated EKG's, responded to patient call lights, and activated trauma and cardiac alerts.
  • Monitor and Interpretation of cardiac rhythms, maintain EKG s, and report findings.
  • Performed vitals, EKG tests and basic wound care on emergency patients.
  • Performed heart monitor technician duties, monitored EKG reports for trauma patients.
  • Read and interpret EKG monitors on patients within the unit.
  • Import patient EKG lab results into hospital database.
  • Certified EKG interpreter and monitor.
  • Assisted nursing staff with patient's vitals, EKG's, drawing certain labs and CPR.
  • Conduct EKG's, check patients' blood sugars, and vital signs.
  • Input labs, x-rays, EKG's, and special procedure orders.
  • Performed EKG's calculated and administered injectable and intravenous medications.
  • Processed data from records and documented death certificates, EKG's, transcribe physician order, and medicine sheets, ect.
  • Provide bedside assistants to the nursing staff, perform EKGs, vitals, connect patients to bedside monitoring system etc.
  • Sorted and inputted EKGs, X-Rays, pathology reports, operative notes, and consultations into the hospital database.
  • Performed 12-lead EKG and phlebotomy procedures as ordered by physician in accordance with Hospital and Departmental standards.
  • Monitored the EKG, Intracranial Pressure, and Central Line monitors to identify irregularities in rhythms.
  • Filed results of laboratory tests, x-rays, EKGs, etc., into patients records.
  • Performed 12 lead EKGs for nursing units and filed them appropriately.

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25. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Involved in the opening and evolution of this specialty unit designed to rehabilitate neurologically impaired clients experiencing behavioral difficulties.
  • Investigate and actively seek resolution to difficult problems and concerns identified by patients/families.
  • Researched and developed required updates for course material into detailed curriculum presentations.
  • Purchased curriculum materials for behavioral analyst and speech therapy.
  • Developed and implemented seasonal program curriculum.
  • Created curriculum for advanced math program
  • Maintained composure in difficult situations.
  • Interacted with emergency department staff, NICU staff, Legacy executives, clients, vendors and visitors on a daily basis.
  • Ensured that residency contract requirements are met by organizing resident rotations per PGY level according to the current AY curriculum.
  • Participated in developing and implementing curriculum and programming for a new treatment program with the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
  • Maintained bed spaces for patients in Cardiovascular ICU/Heart Center, Maintained the family lounge where families wait to see patient.
  • Provide support to families and patients by deescalating difficult patient relation situations while providing feedback to Unit Manager and staff.
  • Develop curriculum, instruct, and coordinate workshops for continuing education for UC/NA/DT/OR Clerk/ ED Clerk with approval and guidance.
  • Provided support and education to resident and family with diagnosis particularly with regards to terminal illness, death and dying.
  • Developed a new reading and phonics curriculum for the summer program at the Children's Unit for Learning Disabilities
  • Serve as a Per Diem Unit Coordinator/Secretary in various units including PICU, CCIS, ACDS, ACDU.
  • Assisted the supervisor with the coordination of work direction, research and resolution of the more difficult claims.
  • Collaborated with doctors, nurses and support staff, promoting positive experiences for patients during difficult treatments.
  • Perform general receptionist and clerical duties in order to facilitate efficient functioning of the SICU.
  • Admit, transfer and discharge patients to ensure appropriate work flow of ICU standards.

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26. Appropriate Person

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Here's how Appropriate Person is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Reported various patient test results and related information to appropriate personnel.
  • Directed incoming calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Act as unit receptionist; refer visitors, family or staff to the appropriate person or place for information or direction.
  • Pick up and deliver mail to Nursing unit, screen resident's mail and refer to appropriate person as necessary.
  • Answer telephone and intercom, take messages and communicate information to appropriate person; call and follow-up with consultants.
  • General duties: answering phones, taking messages and deliver to appropriate person, faxing, and copying.
  • Document both positive and negative feedback and redirect call to appropriate personal for follow up as needed.
  • Resolve customer problems and collect necessary data and follow through to appropriate person for problem resolution.
  • Answer the telephone and direct the call to the appropriate person.
  • Answer patient's call light and assign task to appropriate personnel.
  • Answered telephone and intercom relaying message to appropriate persons.
  • Observed patients and alerted appropriate personnel, as needed.
  • Answer phones and direct calls to appropriate personal.
  • Answer lines and direct to appropriate personnel.
  • Answer questions/direct phone calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Fax documents to appropriate personnel.
  • Transfer calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Answer multiline telephone and transferred calls appropriately, refer patients to different departments; delivered messages and mail to appropriate personnel.
  • Document patient in computer system with 15 minutes of notification and inform appropriate personnel of patient status.
  • Directed calls on a multi line phone system to appropriate personnel while maintaining confidentiality and discretion.

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27. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Lead all Annual Flu Shot clinic for staff, and conducted quarterly meetings with Nurses and CNA's.
  • Direct patient care within the scope of practice of a CNA.
  • Created monthly schedule for all nursing and CNA's.
  • Assist in CNA responsibilities, monitoring and providing BLS.
  • Schedule Nurses and CNA shifts and assure coverage.
  • Supervised 35 professional and CNA staff.
  • Create new forms as needed make changes to said forms for CNA's feeding Schedules, cleaning, breaks, Etc.
  • Assist nursing staff, doctors, PT team, social workers and CNA's.
  • Worked on the floor as CNA if staffing was short.
  • Assist nurses and CNA's with patient care.
  • Assisted CNA's, when needed.
  • Helped CNA's when needed.
  • Direct, supervise, and evaluate work activities of the staff on the unit, including the nurses and CNAs.
  • Maintained accurate, high-quality and HIPAA-compliant patient records, documenting and interpreting ECG tracings in collaboration with nurses and CNAs.
  • Supervised approximately 40 employees (CNAs and LPNs) maintaining quality control, and motivating employees.
  • Monitored nurses and CNA's, measured decubitus ulcers and filed reports weekly.
  • CNAPrepared and managed patients for Pre-Op surgery for main OR.
  • Scheduled nurses and CNAs applying State of Michigan regulations.
  • bed unit supervising: LPNs, and CNAs.
  • Managed workflow for RN's and CNA's in order to keep the ER workflow manable for other staff.

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28. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Gathered and maintained confidential patient registration information and documentation, from patient, insurance companies and physician's offices.
  • Clarified claim processing procedures, insurance benefit coverage and coordination of benefits to outside insurance companies and attorneys.
  • Billed and received payments from insurance companies and self-pay patients *Reconciled and recorded payments
  • Obtained prior authorization from insurance companies.
  • Maintained patient database, including patient payment accounts while working with insurance companies / prior authorization departments to ensure proper payment.
  • Communicate with insurance companies, pharmacy and primary care and consulting physicians.
  • Consult with patients, physicians and insurance companies prior to scheduled appointments.
  • Worked closely with insurance companies, verifying insurance.
  • Supervised the formation of reinsurance companies.
  • Communicated with admitting of incoming/outgoing patients * Precertification of testing with insurance companies * Primary contact for all inquiries and walk-ins
  • Contacted healthcare providers, beneficiaries and insurance companies to obtain missing or conflicting information.
  • Provide clinical information to insurance companies in order to get pre-authorization for level of care.

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29. Coordinators

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Here's how Coordinators is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Designed job description and implemented guidelines for the position which were ultimately used by preceding coordinators.
  • Provided office support to the service coordinators centralized filing unit in corporate headquarters.
  • Mentored and trained newly hired unit coordinators.
  • Provided feedback to the Quality Improvement Coordinators.
  • Managed rehabilitation program for the members in which they are the staff that runs the daily operations with coordinators as managers.
  • Collaborate with unit health coordinators of the float pool in order to ensure adequate coverage for entire medical center.
  • Assisted with the orientation of new Unit Coordinators to the Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Care Unit.
  • Delegated as The Resource Person for the COO, Physicians, Nursing Staff and Unit Coordinators.
  • Provided assistance, training and backup for referral coordinators and front desk staff at sites.
  • Worked and collaborated with other Unit Coordinators when in need of support.
  • Trained new Physicians, Nursing Staff and Unit Coordinators with computer operations.
  • Selected to train and mentor newly hired Unit Coordinators and Business Specialists.
  • Trained all new hire coordinators in the Labor and Delivery Department.
  • Relieved Unit Coordinators at times when short staffed during various shifts.
  • Help train new Unit Coordinators and orient them to floor.
  • Served as direct report for all the Unit Coordinators.
  • Provide Administrative support for 15 Unit Coordinators.
  • Scheduled all training for POS Coordinators.
  • Train new department coordinators as needed.
  • Trained and evaluated new Unit Coordinators.

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30. Telephone Calls

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Here's how Telephone Calls is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Collaborated and consulted with RN and other members as well as answering and transferring telephone calls and taking and distributing messages.
  • Job responsibilities included patient care, entering orders into computer system, answering telephone calls, and dealing with the public.
  • Answered all telephone calls, patient security intercoms, and relay messages to appropriate staff and physicians.
  • Answered telephone calls, provided information and relayed messages to patients and staff.
  • Answer patient call lights, and field incoming telephone calls onto the unit.
  • Answered all incoming telephone calls and placed calls to Physicians for consults.
  • Greet patients and visitors, answer and route telephone calls as needed.
  • Place and receive telephone calls promptly in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Answer telephone calls directed to the nurse's station and route appropriately.
  • Answered high volume of telephone calls and directed to appropriate unit.
  • Screen and route high volume telephone calls and route mail.
  • Answer telephone calls in a courteous & timely manner.
  • Answer and appropriately route internal and external telephone calls.
  • Received telephone calls and messages for all staff.
  • Receive all incoming telephone calls to nursing unit.
  • Answered telephone calls on the floor switchboard system
  • Answered all telephone calls for the unit.
  • Answered, telephone calls and organized mail.
  • Direct telephone calls to appropriate staff.
  • Answered telephone calls Salem, OR

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31. Medical Supplies

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Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Provided general office management support, ordering office and medical supplies, completing administrative forms and maintaining in-house system updates.
  • Monitor Medical Supplies/Inventory and order as needed within budget.
  • Ordered medical supplies and maintained proper inventory.
  • Maintain adequate supply levels of office, dietary and medical supplies and complete requisition forms when supplies need to be ordered.
  • Coordinated activities for patients, ordering medical supplies, and communicating the needs to the hospital department.
  • Maintain detailed logs to track incoming and outgoing patients, demographics and medical supplies.
  • Organized, ordered, and maintained company budget for all departments medical supplies.
  • Receive, label, and store medical supplies; fill requisitions as requested.
  • Order medical supplies and monitor patient billings for supplies used
  • Verified insurance and ordered lab work and medical supplies.
  • Ordered medical supplies, and transcribed physician s orders.
  • Ordered and maintain medical supplies for the unit.
  • Maintained an operating budget for medical supplies.
  • Order office and medical supplies using W.B.
  • Ordered medical supplies as needed for nurses.
  • Stock the floor in terms of medical supplies such as wipes, gloves, IV tubing, etc.
  • Computerized patient data, medical supplies usage/needs and doctor'sorders.
  • Stock medical supplies and track expensive medical equipment Schedule patient tests, appointments, and discharges.
  • Computerized patient data, medical supplies usage/needs and doctor's orders.
  • Monitored and restocked medical supplies in patients' rooms [i.e.

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32. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Designed, developed, and implemented schedule books, forms and materials utilized by the front desk personnel.
  • Managed front desk of a busy medical/surgical unit, entered physician orders, filed, scheduling.
  • Handle data management, record keeping and correspondence function at the front desk.
  • Front Desk Receptionist - Schedule appointments and enter physician orders into Affinity System.
  • Perform front desk secretarial duties for 36 bed inpatient Trauma and Surgical unit.
  • Covered front desk for a cardiac specialty care unit with 18 beds.
  • Greet and Assist visitors while covering the Front Desk Switchboard Operator.
  • Maintained front desk on patient floors, admitted and discharged patients.
  • Handled very busy front desk servicing over 100 patients per day.
  • Greeted patient family members and friends at the front desk.
  • Managed front desk for 12th Floor in Good Samaritan Hospital.
  • Worked autonomously performed a variety of clerical front desk duties.
  • Scheduled appointments and consulted visitors at the front desk.
  • Coordinated office support and activities for front desk/support staff.
  • Front desk coordinator to busy cardiac floor.
  • Assured all building issues or repairs were completed timely & appropriately Front Desk and switchboard and filing
  • CARE TECHNICIAN/UNIT COORDINATOR - Answering multi-line phone and Front Desk Support.
  • Register patientsEnter physician ordersPage physicians and nursesAnswer call bells, answer multi-line phonesAnswer questions at the front desk

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33. Patient Charges

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Here's how Patient Charges is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Charge and review Patient charges for accuracy of inventory utilization and procedures performed.
  • Entered, checked and reconciled all patient charges and ensured that the billing was accurate.
  • Input patient charges and coding visits for billing and timely payment from insurance companies.
  • Enter patient charges, assemble patient charts, and file patient charts.
  • Drive processing of patient charges for surgical and endoscopy procedures.
  • Input of all doctors' orders and patient charges.
  • Assemble and post patient charges, collect co-pays.
  • Reconcile the patient charges and procedural charges.
  • Enter patient charges into billing system.
  • Calculated and input patient charges.
  • Completed inpatient charges in a timely manner, maintained security by following procedures, manually monitor/maintained log books and statistics monthly.
  • Input patient charges, nourishment codes, office requisitions supply and equipment as well as maintenance repair services.
  • Answer and direct phone calls Order supplies Enter patient charges Discharge patients Stamp and reduce flow sheets Make up charts

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34. Medical Orders

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Here's how Medical Orders is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Receive medical orders from physicians and various medical clinics to schedule appointments for EEG, EOG/ERG VEP and The Sleep Center.
  • Entered physician orders into charts, identifying a variety of chemical compounds, symbols and abbreviations, comprising medical orders.
  • Trained and supervised new employees * Transcribed and processed medical orders * Worked directly with physicians in office setting
  • Update patient records, input physician orders and document medical orders.
  • Reviewed and recorded patient's records; transcribed medical orders.
  • Transcribe all physician's medical orders into the computer.
  • Entered Lab and Medical Orders for 5 Psych.
  • Assisted doctors with medical orders for patients.
  • Enter all medical orders into the computer.
  • Prepared medical Orders for Patient Testing.
  • Transcribed medical orders for patients.
  • Assist physicians, patients, hospital guests and nursing staff Scheduling physician follow up care and entering medical orders.
  • Provided training and supervision Transcribed and processed medical orders Intersected with physicians to ensure quality care
  • Transcribed medical orders for Baptist and West Florida Hospitals Ordered patient exams and tests Inventory of floor supplies

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35. EMR

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Here's how EMR is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Authenticate demographic and clinical information received by cross referencing medical history and discharge summaries received from the hospital using patient EMR.
  • Used EMR software to manage patient records; reinforced and upheld patient confidentiality as required by HIPAA and the Crisis Center.
  • Admit and discharge labor and delivery patients in a high demand, emergency department environment utilizing EPIC EMR software.
  • Review all patients EMR to ensure all appropriate power plans and quality measure consoles have been initiated.
  • Work with Medi-Tech and EMR's software to facilitate billing and updates of patients' charts.
  • Created, updated, and filed patient charts, both tangible and EMR in EPIC.
  • Utilize fax, internet, email, EMR, answer telephones, and route calls.
  • Set priorities for order entry and labs, enter orders in an EMR system.
  • Assisted with patient care in a 25 bed unit; Worked within EMR system.
  • Created and maintained provider schedules and EMR's utilizing the Paragon EMR system.
  • Designated Super-user for EMR system and assisted with training staff on new EMR system
  • Entered, data, diagnostic procedures and treatments into the patient EMR.
  • Collect and process new patient information into the EMR.
  • Converted hand-written physician orders into Blake EMR system.
  • Organized, updated, and maintained patient records using Meditech EMR; Assisted patients with care according to personal needs.
  • Coordinated patient- focus care while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatment Facilitated in the introduction of the EMR
  • Managed and metigated problems related to transition from AS/400 platform to the next generation EMR platform.
  • Trained and mentored new employees on the system use of EMR and Centricity.
  • Entered patient information into Cerner EMR computer system.

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36. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Conducted staff evaluations, employee education, client education, customer care planning, MDS compliance.
  • Used past MDS knowledge to up date care plans and make more resident specific.
  • Coordinate and verify completeness of all MDS assessments required by state and federal regulations.
  • Educate IDT and floor staff on MDS process, appropriate coding for accuracy.
  • Completed MDS, triggers, RAPS, and developed resident care plans.
  • Perform MDS and RAP assessments and maintain currency of MDS.
  • Assisted new residents with signing admissions packets and MDS forms.
  • Developed nursing plan of care and MDS preparation and transmittal.
  • Completed MDS and care plans for all the residents.
  • Complete MDS and transmit to state when needed.
  • Coordinated and completed MDS/RAPS (RAI process).
  • Complete assessments and evaluations for patient MDS.
  • Complete assessments necessary for the MDS.
  • Back up for MDS department, proficient in MDS 2.0 and 3.0.
  • Chart audits, Care Plans & MDS's.
  • Case management of over 40 residents involving, mds care planning and family meetings.
  • Mailed and track return of conversion form to MDs and made follow-up calls.
  • Answered incoming calls from MDs, patient floors seeking lab results.
  • Generated monthly on-call schedules for MDs and nurses.
  • Completed Minimum Data Sets (MDS 3.0), and Care Area Assessments (CAAs).

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37. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Documented behaviors by progress notes, treatment plans, and providing crisis intervention as necessary following facility policies and procedures.
  • Participate as a multidisciplinary team member in developing and implementing resident treatment plans and strategies.
  • Develop over 100 individualized treatment plans and crisis management plans for developmentally delayed youth.
  • Participated in development, implementation, and monitoring of the individualized treatment plans.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented individualized Master Treatment Plans.
  • Implemented residents behavioral treatment plans through encouraging positive anger management.
  • Coordinate and facilitate mental health treatment plans, arrange and distribute case notes on each individual resident to all designated staff.
  • Developed and monitored treatment plans for clubhouse members in order to organize their specific treatment goals and track their progress.
  • Created treatment plans and made recommendations to medical, social, legal, and behavioral professionals.
  • Acted as a consultant in development of patient treatment plans and therapeutic unit programming.
  • Maintained a small clinical caseload, ran clinical groups and developed client treatment plans.
  • Fax patients treatment plans for after care appointments to the appropriate place.
  • Assisted physicians and therapist in creating treatment plans for clients.
  • Participate in treatment plans, and Courts
  • Provided accurate and timely documentation of all therapeutic treatment plans and any pertinent patient information.
  • Direct the daily functions of fifteen youth care specialist including unit scheduling, and assisting with resident treatment plans as needed.
  • Acted as liaison between patients and physicians ensuring the execution of proper treatment plans Documented clinical progress and daily observations.

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38. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed strong business alliances with insurance companies and worked collaboratively with insurance professionals to collect payments for each patient procedure.
  • Implemented utilization tools, partnering with interdisciplinary team and practitioners and licensed staff to ensure appropriate delivery of care.
  • Demonstrated and fostered core values of diversity, gender-equality and dignity while maintaining efficient flow of disaster recovery operations.
  • Assisted in stimulating cost reductions for any assembly in business unit through material sourcing evaluations, manufacturing effectiveness evaluations.
  • Perform a variety of general administrative support duties associated with patients including making follow-up appointments post hospital stay.
  • Perform receptionist/clerical duties to support overall operating efficiency and effective flow of communication and information throughout the department.
  • Serve as liaison between clinical and administrative areas to ensure sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements.
  • Served as representative and liaison responsible for activities of revenue generating department while a full-time student.
  • Meet with agency leadership giving feedback about individual youth and assist in developing individual behavior plans.
  • Proposed and implemented measures to enhance gender-sensitive social mobility and advocacy in the Refugees Hosting Areas.
  • Planned, developed, implemented and coordinated active treatment programs for 48 individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Take initiative to identify potential problems and solutions while working independently with little to no supervision.
  • Provide activities for socialization, wellness, and community integration, vocational and recreational interaction.
  • Manage compliance by alerting analysts to pending due dates and proactively addressing potential non-compliant activity.
  • Coordinate unit communications and the processes related to secretarial and environmental activities on the unit.
  • Conducted and enforced administrative systems to support employees in a 32-person environmental consulting organization.
  • Managed administrative and clerical operations of a department for an acute-care pulmonary/respiratory hospital.
  • Proposed and facilitated gender-responsive initiatives during disaster relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction phase.
  • Used initiative and protocol to execute codes and utilized ancillary departments when needed.
  • Follow precaution measures as appropriate per patient using personal protective equipment as required.

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39. Unit Staff

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Here's how Unit Staff is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated unit staff, physicians, ancillary departments and family activities on the nursing unit to provide a patient-focused environment.
  • Provided administrative support to the rehabilitation unit staff.
  • Supervised unit staff and coordinated unit activity schedule to ensure clients were following through on treatment goals and daily programming.
  • Serve as a resource to unit staff regarding protocol requirements and sequencing for lab tests and X-ray procedures.
  • Maintained unit staffing, staffing & patient boards, stocked unit, & updated patient admission-discharge-insurance spreadsheets.
  • Assisted unit staff, patients and families by providing customer relations with appropriate and caring decision making.
  • Performed personnel duties such as recruitment, interviewing, training, and evaluation of unit staff.
  • Coordinate unit staffing with sister units (CDU/CPOU/CTU) to cover unit needs.
  • Distribute mail to unit staff and patients; post notices on bulletin.
  • Prepared daily nursing schedules and records of unit staffing.
  • Provided direction and support to unit staff.
  • Triaged with Emergency Services and unit staff regarding pending admissions; liaisoned with court system.

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40. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Verify License, CPR and ACLS and making sure they are current each month.
  • Teach community CPR classes in English and Spanish.
  • Conduct annual first aid and CPR training.
  • Trained as a Nurse Tech, certified to perform CPR, start IV's, draw blood and various other medical procedures
  • Worked as a Staff Developement Trainer in CPR and Basic First Aid.
  • Served as Super User for Primavera Expedition subcontract management program across all OG&Cprojects.

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41. High Volume

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Here's how High Volume is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated all administrative and operational support to patients, staff and providers in a high volume in-patient ambulatory care setting.
  • Lead scheduler, schedule appointments for twelve cardiologists in a high volume clinic and echo lab.
  • Provide strong support for doctors and nursing staff on a high volume fast pace unit.
  • Functioned as a unit coordinator in a high volume emergency department with over 150 employees.
  • Responded to high volume of patient calls and requests.
  • Record keeping, admission, discharge processing and handling high volume of incoming calls on a multi-line system.
  • Answered a high volume of urgent calls and directed the messages to the appropriate parties.
  • Scheduled special procedures and appointment Handle high volume incoming calls and mail.
  • Answered high volume calls in a friendly, professional, and knowledgeable manner .
  • Answered, dispositioned and triaged a high volume of incoming calls.

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42. Clinical Staff

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Here's how Clinical Staff is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Handled daily heavy flow of paperwork, filing, and provided administrative support to physicians, nurses and other clinical staff.
  • Assist nursing and clinical staff with daily routine and non-routine tasks while coordinating all functions at the nurses' station.
  • Communicated daily with clinical staff and other departments to facilitate a seamless transition to other levels of care.
  • Provided direct clinical supervision for 10 clinical staff members, including Jail Diversion and Community Integration grant programs.
  • Assisted the administrative and clinical staff in maintaining all patient information is gathered.
  • Processed patients' lab results and reported any abnormalities to clinical staff.
  • Send messages via beeper and phone upon request of clinical staff.
  • Managed unit phone system and page all clinical staff as required.
  • Assist nurses and other clinical staff during emergencies and codes.
  • Coordinate nursing staff, technicians and other clinical staff members.
  • Team work and cooperation with clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • Provide support to clinical staff including nursing and therapist.
  • Perform progressive discipline and performance reviews for clinical staff.
  • Assisted physicians and other clinical staff with computer support.
  • Assisted clinical staff with computer related activities and requests.
  • Consulted with clinical staff on weekly basis.
  • Provided executive support to the clinical staff.

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43. Alzheimer

low Demand
Here's how Alzheimer is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Charged with responsibility of managing key operational functions in support of a free-standing Alzheimer's and dementia facility.
  • Assisted with coordinating daily group-designed activities for an Alzheimer out-patient day center.
  • Managed the Alzheimer's/Dementia Unit, responsible for developing and updating plan of care of patients, and held conference with families.
  • Provide training and restructuring to Alzheimer's units within the corporate region that fall below state compliance.
  • Instruct Alzheimer's Disease educational classes on a weekly basis for all Special Care Unit staff.
  • Worked on Alzheimer's unit as a manager to ensure care of patients ADL were completed.
  • Staff development by teaching four hour dementia class with emphasis on Alzheimer's for new hires.
  • Create recreational therapy programs for dementia and Alzheimer's patients in a nursing home setting.
  • Represented Beacon Hill for Alzheimer's Association Annual Walk for 15 years.
  • Manage a 75bed Dementia and Alzheimer's related unit.
  • Update and maintain Alzheimer's Special Care Disclosure statements.
  • Lead monthly Alzheimer's Disease support group meetings.
  • Facilitate a monthly Alzheimer's support group.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer and Alzheimer'sdisease.
  • Developed community healthcare continuing education programs for the learning institute on subacute care management and Alzheimer care.
  • Certified by Alzheimer's Association for care Music and movement training.Assisted Manager

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44. Clerical Support

low Demand
Here's how Clerical Support is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Provided administrative and clerical support where needed.
  • Facilitated consults and family meetings while providing clerical support to the clinical teams.
  • Provided clerical support to the Nurse Managers and Vice President of Nursing.
  • Provide courteous and friendly nurse's station representation and clerical support.
  • Provide clerical support to pathologists and other duties as required.
  • Provided clerical support to the staff of the Emergency Department.
  • Provided clerical support to various units within the hospital.
  • Provide clerical support for the clinical unit.
  • Provided Emergency Department clerical support to include patient admissions, scheduling, insverification, and discharge.
  • Job Description: Manage 150+ timecards and provide clerical support for two managers with daily tasks.

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45. Doctors Orders

low Demand
Here's how Doctors Orders is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Prepared doctors orders and entered orders into computer.
  • Transcribe doctors orders processed admissions.
  • Worked on a 22 psychiatric unit, answering phones, transcribing doctors orders, and filing daily paperwork.
  • Coordinated needs for lab work, supplies, x-rays, procedures, doctors orders and nursing requests.
  • Input doctors orders including labs in the computer, assembled patient charts for admission and discharge.
  • Enter medical data & doctors orders in addition to auditing medical charges.
  • Relayed doctors orders to those involved in the particular patient service required.
  • Transcribe all Doctors Orders into computer and files.
  • Process doctors orders as needed.
  • Transcribe Doctors orders via computer and manually, data entry, payroll sorting, filing, record keeping, answering switchboard.
  • Answered all incoming phone calls and patients call lights * Processed Doctors orders
  • Assisted in managing and collaborating doctors orders to implement patient care.
  • Transcribe Doctors orders to appropriate patient chart and notify Nurses.
  • put doctors orders in computer,
  • Job duties consisted of: Implemented Doctors orders Overseen staff and patients
  • Handled multi phone lines High level of customer service assisting patients & visitors Entered multiply doctors orders daily Assisted in nursery

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46. Unit Supplies

low Demand
Here's how Unit Supplies is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Stocked unit supplies and monitored inventory.
  • Demonstrated cost effective stewardship in the use, monitoring, and maintenance of unit supplies.
  • Utilize The Market Connection system for purchasing of inventory and unit supplies.
  • Maintain unit supplies inventory by checking stock and placing orders.
  • Ordered, organized and maintained unit supplies and equipment.
  • Procured unit supplies ensuring continual stock at all times.
  • Order unit supplies, Heavy phone and data entry.
  • Order and manage unit supplies and equipment.
  • Keep inventory of all unit supplies.
  • Order and process unit supplies.
  • Maintained purchasing for unit supplies.
  • Managed multiple telephone lines, unit supplies, and assisted in the interview process for new unit clerks.

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47. Special Projects

low Demand
Here's how Special Projects is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Accumulated data for production reports and monthly statistical reports and assisted supervisor with any special projects.
  • Supported the Claims Supervisor in prioritizing claim inventory and special projects for delegation.
  • Participate actively with nursing and other department directors on special projects.
  • Assist the Manufacturing Production Supervisor with any special projects necessary.
  • Performed special projects and additional duties by supervisor
  • Managed part-time employees for the unit and handled special projects per request of the Vice President of Behavioral Health Services.
  • Manage special projects and programs within the department in accordance with milestones and goals set by leadership.
  • Work special projects such as legal cases & deductible overcharges.
  • Assisted management on special projects as needed.
  • Assist DON with special projects.

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48. Medicaid

low Demand
Here's how Medicaid is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Obtained demographics and insurance information primarily dealing with Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance for patients or potential patients.
  • Worked to improve Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement using AIDET to improve patient satisfaction scores.
  • Managed Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.
  • Monitored Medicaid Waiver benefits for those 40 clients and reported/investigated any incidents of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
  • Advise families regarding long-term insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and private payment options.
  • Adjudicated medical health maintenance organization (HMO) and Medicaid claims.
  • Process and analyze Medicaid appeals.
  • Managed a 22-bed unit that was dually certified for Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Processed recoupments of Medicaid funds.

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49. Patient Confidentiality

low Demand
Here's how Patient Confidentiality is used in Unit Coordinator jobs:
  • Utilize hospital communication systems to communicate appropriately while maintaining patient confidentiality
  • Filed charts and patient demographic information ensuring patient confidentiality.
  • Processed MD orders/Verbal Orders while ensuring patient confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to patient's comfort and privacy and express interest in their progress, while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Maintained charts, paperwork, O.R scheduling, patient confidentiality, and patient satisfaction.
  • Worked in accordance with HIPPA regulations and maintained patient confidentiality.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Unit Coordinator

Patient Care31.8%
Medical Records10.7%
Physician Orders6.7%
Customer Service5.7%
Emergency Room5.7%
Data Entry4.8%
Phone Calls4.2%
Office Supplies4.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Unit Coordinator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
24.3%
24.3%
2
2
Medical Records
Medical Records
8.2%
8.2%
3
3
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
5.1%
5.1%
4
4
Customer Service
Customer Service
4.4%
4.4%
5
5
Emergency Room
Emergency Room
4.4%
4.4%
6
6
Data Entry
Data Entry
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Staff Members
Staff Members
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Independent Living
Independent Living
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Surgery
Surgery
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Computer System
Computer System
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Hospital Staff
Hospital Staff
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
RN
RN
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Meditech
Meditech
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Telemetry
Telemetry
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Hippa
Hippa
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Hipaa
Hipaa
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Order Entry
Order Entry
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
EKG
EKG
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
ICU
ICU
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Appropriate Person
Appropriate Person
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
CNA
CNA
1%
1%
28
28
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
1%
1%
29
29
Coordinators
Coordinators
1%
1%
30
30
Telephone Calls
Telephone Calls
1%
1%
31
31
Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Front Desk
Front Desk
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Patient Charges
Patient Charges
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Medical Orders
Medical Orders
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
EMR
EMR
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
MDS
MDS
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
IV
IV
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Unit Staff
Unit Staff
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
CPR
CPR
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
High Volume
High Volume
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Clinical Staff
Clinical Staff
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Clerical Support
Clerical Support
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Doctors Orders
Doctors Orders
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Unit Supplies
Unit Supplies
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Medicaid
Medicaid
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Patient Confidentiality
Patient Confidentiality
0.5%
0.5%

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