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  • Unit Health Coordinator

    Posted: 07/31/2022

    Purpose of the Position
    The purpose of the Health Unit Coordinator is to prepare, compile, and maintain medical records, perform medical clerical and assistant tasks, and operate facility switchboard for the Sauk County Health Care Center.
    *Qualified candidate should be fully vaccinated or have an exemption.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
     

    • Record physician diagnosis, prescribed medication, and required treatment to resident's charts, records and database using electronic charting system (ECS).
     
    • Prepare state required forms regarding resident medical activities, treatments, etc.
     
    • Schedule resident appointments, consultations, lab and diagnostic tests, and arrange transportation.
     
    • Maintain billing and referral lists.
     
    • Prepare resident admission and discharge documents.
     
    • Prepare schedule for the CNAs.
     
    • 40% - 50% of hours will be CNA floor hours.
     
    Additional Duties and Responsibilities
     
    • Operate facility switchboard.
     
    • Prepare x-ray and lab slips and diagnostic test results.
     
    • Submit data, records, and Medicare to appropriate parties.
     
    • Assist with resident ADLs as needed.
     
    • Assist nursing supervisor.
     
    • And other duties as assigned.
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
     
    • Descriptive data and information such as regulations, medical records, lab requests, requisition slips, resident medical charts, various manuals, and routine and non-routine correspondence.
     
    • Verbally and in writing with department personnel, residents, physicians, vendors, and visitors.
     
    • Explain, demonstrate, and clarify to others established policies, procedures, and standards.
     
    • Computer skills, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management.
     
    • Adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and calculating percentages, fractions, and decimals.
     
    • Compare, count, differentiate, measure, sort, classify, compute, tabulate, and/or categorize data and/or information.
     
    • Assemble, copy, record, and transcribe data and/or information.
     
    • Apply functional and situational reasoning by exercising judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in everyday routine and non-routine situations.
     
    • Use fine and gross motor skills to perform tasks such as operating mechanical lifts, stethoscopes, sphygmomanometers, computers, and any other mechanical medical device deemed suitable for use in the facility.
     
    • Exert effort in moderate to heavy work, such as lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, squatting, balancing, and standing for long periods of time.
     
    • Recognize and identify degrees of similarity and differences between characteristics of colors, forms, sounds, odors, textures, etc. associated with objects, materials, and ingredients.
     
     
    Environment
     
    Occasionally unsafe and uncomfortable in respects to temperature variations, odors, toxic agents, noise, and disease.
     
    Required Working Hours
     
    Standard working hours may vary between first shift, second shift, and third shift. Every other weekend and every other holiday. Please note these hours are subject to change and additional hours may be needed or required. Reimbursement for such additional hours is subject to state and federal regulations.
     
    Education and Experience Requirements
     
    Required:                                High School Diploma or equivalent
     
    Licenses/Certifications:          Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
     
    Preferred:                               Prior CNA experience with the geriatric population
                                        
     
    Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.