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For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
A coordinator/receptionist who serves as the primary liaison in the areas of medical, departmental and hospital information and communication on the Nursing Unit. Responsible for observing the central cardiac monitor and reporting rhythm changes to the appropriate nurse.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Must successfully complete the competency in dysrhythmia recognition within first 90 days of employment.
License and Certification: None
Education: Advanced education in the health unit coordinator field.
Experience: Six (6) months experience in health care or other comparable field.
License and Certification: Healthcare Unit Coordinator certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Working knowledge of medical terminology. Excellent interpersonal skills to enhance effective communication with hospital personnel, patients and the public. Ability to manage time and meet deadlines in a stressful work environment. Ability to handle multiple priorities. Must be organized, flexible and a team player. Demonstrates initiative in all job related activities. Working knowledge of windows based software.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction. Work is subject to general review only and requires considerable accuracy and responsibility. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.