UNIT SERVICES COORDINATOR- DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL VP MED-SURG/DIALYSIS
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 208926
Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke is seeking a Unit Services Coordinator for the VP of Medsurg/Dialysis department.
Coordinate and maintain a variety of non-clinical and ancillary services of assigned patient care unit(s) in support of nursing services to maintain efficiency and quality of unit operations.
Days 5-8hour shifts, on-site,
no Weekends or Holidays required
Department Preferred Skills:
Management of Purchase Orders process/SOP process
Charge entry related to Dialysis
Experience with Meastro care (EPIC Software)
Onboarding and prepping files
Coordinate and maintain a variety of non-clinical and ancillary functions. services of assigned patient care units including, but not limited to, housekeeping, maintenance, patient supply services, dietary, clerical support and related unit-support Requisition supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair services; ensure that maintenance and repair needs are met; track and document lost or damaged equipment and supplies. Monitor inventories and supplies; coordinate routine procurement and stocking activities provided to the unit; analyze usage patterns of supplies and recommend optimal par levels. Collect and analyze data related to unit operational activities as directed by nursing management to include, but not limited to, personnel records, work hours reports, overtime reports, budget and expense reports; identify trends and recommend corrective actions. Prepare a variety of reports, memos, correspondence and relateddocuments as required; maintain unit files and distribute documents as appropriate. Interpret departmental and divisional policies and procedures and ensure unit compliance with established hospital, quality assurance, safety, and environmental policies for unit operations to exclude clinical care issues. Identify and facilitate resolution of unit operational problems independently; confer with supervisor or nursing management to resolve more complex problems. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Work requires general communications, mathematical and organizational skills normally acquired through completion of an Associate's degree.
Work requires three years experience in administrative functions to include financial management, payroll, supplies/equipment and/or hospital/patient care experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
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