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Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph"s Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph"s is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University"s Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph"s among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs .
The NURSERY ICU (NYICU) unit at St. Jospeh"s Hospital and Medical Center is a 71 bed level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The NYICU specializes in treating neonates with a wide range of conditions including extreme prematurity, surgical conditions, cardiac anomalies, and metabolic abnormalities. The NYICU also administers care to infants with feeding problems and chronically ill infants preparing to transition to the home setting. This is a fast paced unit with high acuity patients and specialized treatment including high frequency ventilation and ECMO. The NYICU staff provides round the clock family centered care and is staffed 24 hours a day with an in house Neonatologist. Our nurses work closely with Neonatologists, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Dietitians, and Occupational and Physical Therapists to achieve the best outcomes for our patients. Our staff attends all high risk deliveries and cesarean section deliveries. The NYICU is staffed with a NIDCAP developmental team who performs assessments and creates individualized developmental plans of care for each neonate. The NYICU is a team oriented unit that features 12 hour shifts and self-scheduling. The nurse-to-patient ratios in the NYICU are assigned based on patient acuity ranging from 1:1 to 1:2 for ICU status or level III neonates and 1:3 for step-down status or level II neonates.
JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR (HUC) who is passionate about the health and well-being of our patients to attend the nursing station, answer patient call lights and in-coming telephone calls, direct calls to appropriate personnel; perform clerical and reception duties for patient admissions, discharges and transfers, physician/healthcare team orders; obtain/maintain and ensure accuracy and completeness of patient records and documentation, communicate and maintain Census Activity and other pertinent records; and request supplies, equipment and services as directed. The HUC may assist nursing in the retrieval and delivering of medications per the unit standard.
Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph"s Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.
HS Diploma/GED, AHA BLS certification and the ability to read, write and speak English fluently required. 3 months related experience in an acute care setting, medical terminology and Health Unit Certification strongly preferred.
Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently Health Unit Coordinator certification preferred.
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