To all Staff: Thank you for your compassionate care of my mother during her stay with you. It was such a comfort not to worry about her care when in your house. You are special and put us at ease. You can be trusted with one’s loved ones and never a worry. There is nothing better than that. Thank you all, the Hayes Family P.S. Kudos to the cooks + Chef

Daniels House Nursing Home

Unit Coordinator

Location: Haverhill, MA - The Whittier Pavilion

Category: Nursing

Unit Coordinator - Full Time 11pm-7am

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.

• High School Diploma required.
• Ability to read, write and comprehend medical terminology. 
• Previous experience preferred.
• Degree/Certificate in medical terminology preferred.
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.

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