Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Health Unit Coordinator, Emergency Room
PRN/OCC, Variable shifts
Position Summary: Provide clerical and secretarial services to the nursing unit assigned.
Applicants who have either 1) successfully completed a unit secretary (HUC) course, or 2) have a minimum of one year recent unit secretary (HUC) experience in a hospital setting, will be given preference. As an alternative to the aforementioned preferences, a HUC must successfully complete a Health Unit Coordinator Curriculum as assigned by the Employer within two weeks of hire as a HUC. Must be able to read with comprehension and write legibly. Must be proficient in use of proper grammar. Must have knowledge of:
a. Medical terminology
b. Hospital policies and procedures;
c. Infection control;
d. Fire and safety regulations.
Experience: Secretarial or clerical experience is desired. Previous hospital experience is desired.
Licensure Certification: Certification in basic life support (CPR, BLS) may be required when the unit secretary works in a department where he/she is subject to assignment as a first responder to a cardiopulmonary arrest victim.