Health Unit Coordinator
The Medical Surgical Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for the efficient operation/coordination of the Central Nursing Station reception / clerical functions and the processing of all orders for the Medical Surgical and, as needed, the ICU patient population. The duties of the Unit Manager will include but are not limited to clerical functions (processing and transcribing physician orders, ordering supplies), reception functions (answering phones, greeting and assisting visitors), assisting with data gathering for CQI projects/databases, and assisting the Nursing Supervisor with multiple duties including schedule coordination and day-to-day staffing adjustments. The Health Unit Coordinator must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Essential Qualifications: Knowledge of medical terminology. Must be able to read, write and speak English. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. BLS certification is required. Prior experience as a Unit Coordinator or Unit Secretary is strongly preferred. State of New Hampshire license as a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) is strongly preferred prior to hire. If an LNA license is not present on hire, must be obtained within six (6) months of hire. A minimum of one year of experience as an LNA is preferred.
The major strength of Androscoggin Valley Hospital (AVH) is found in its wide network of specialists who provide care throughout Coos and portions of Carroll County, NH. With wide-ranging specialties including, but not limited to, Audiology, Urology, Ear, Nose, Throat/Allergy, OB/GYN, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, and General Surgery, a number of our providers travel to multiple North Country locations, providing a seamless and convenient patient experience. A 25-bed critical access hospital, AVH also offers state-of-the-art Imaging technology: Mammography, CT Scan, Ultrasound, and MRI all received Gold Seal Accreditation from the American College of Radiology. AVH proudly offers a full complement of Physical Therapy services (Inpatient, Outpatient, and off-site) as well as Occupational Therapy (Inpatient and Outpatient.) The close relationship that AVH enjoys with Coos County Family Health Services yields multiple off-site Laboratory locations within their primary care clinics. Named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by iVantage numerous times, the providers, nurses, staff, and volunteers work tirelessly to personify the Hospital’s Mission to Deliver the Best Healthcare Experience to Every Patient, Every Day.
About North Country Healthcare (NCH):
North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources department at the affiliate to which you are applying.