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Unit Coordinator

Company: Berkshire Health Systems
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

    • The Unit Coordinator collaborates with the clinical team to coordinate all aspects of patient care and transition out of the hospital setting. The Unit Coordinator is responsible for performing duties related to patient admission, transfer, and discharge, communication with patients, guests and staff, electronic health records maintenance, and other duties of a clerical nature. A prime importance to this position is the ability to maintain control and order under stressful conditions and periods of high unit activity, while utilizing effective and respectful communication with patients, families, and the health care team.
    • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
      • Experience:
        • Minimum of one year secretarial experience or clinical experience in a healthcare facility preferred.
        • Education and Training:
          • High school diploma or equivalent required.
          • License, Certification & Registration:
            • None.
            • Other Requirements:
              • Strong computer skills is required and a familiarity with Meditech is preferred.
              • Medical terminology is preferred or willingness to pursue as necessary.
              • Ability to consistently interact in a professional manner with patients, families, physicians,
                other members of the healthcare team, community offices and agencies.
              • Must possess and demonstrate excellent organizational skills necessary to complete
                complicated and multiple tasks accurately and concurrently.
              • Must have ability to accept and facilitate changes within systems, work methods, policies,
                procedures, etc
              • Must possess interpersonal skills necessary to maintain congenial and calm composure in
                stressful environment.
              • Must have ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with hospital policy and various
              • Must possess ability to communicate clearly with patients and staff, both in writing and
                speech, with or without use of prosthesis.
              • Bilingual skills consistent with patient population are preferred.
              • Must possess the ability to promote patient safety with detail to accuracy.
              • Assures compliance with unit-specific scope of practice in accordance with job description.
              • Other Addendum(s) Requirements:

Keywords: Berkshire Health Systems, Pittsfield , Unit Coordinator, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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