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Weekday Unit Coordinator for Acute Psychiatric Facility
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Job code: lhw-e0-88402378

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Weekday Unit Coordinator for Acute Psychiatric Facility
**Weekday Unit Coordinator for Acute Psychiatric Faciity **- _Full Time Monday-Friday 2nd shift 3:00pm-11:30pm
Primary Responsibilities:_
* Under the supervision of Nursing Management, organizes the activities occurring in the nursing station by performing secretarial and receptionist duties, acting as a source of communication, and maintaining the physical environment of the area.
* Maintains Medical Record.
* Transcribes doctor's orders/renewals, which will be checked by licensed staff.
* Completes requisitions for tests and procedures and schedules them with the respective departments.
* Recopies expiring forms.
* Initiates, receives and reports labs and other information to licensed staff and files in appropriate sections of the chart.
* Adds blank forms to chart as needed.
* Thins chart of excess material when it becomes too full.
* Maintains communication within the unit and the staff as needed.
* Answers the telephone in a courteous and efficient manner and relays messages appropriately and in a timely manner.
* Schedules follow­-up and other appointments for outside the facility and makes arrangements for transportation as needed.
* Communicates with interdisciplinary team members regarding scheduling patient's activities and tests.
* Assists families, patients and other visitors in nursing unit.
* Coordinates patient charge cards and sends to Materials Management daily.
* Coordinates patient consults (podiatry, psych, etc.) in­-house and outside the facility.
* Applies basic geriatric/adolescent and psychiatric knowledge and approaches, when interacting with patients and family members.
* Prepares for patient admission and discharge.
* Prepares admission charts.
* Organizes discharge follow-­up appointments and discharge before sending to medical records.
* Photocopies pertinent information from medical records for appointments, transfers, lab tests, etc.
* Maintains efficient working environment in the unit.
* Orders supplies and equipment.
*Location:* Haverhill, MA - The Whittier Pavilion
*Category:* Nursing

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