Dignity Health

Unit Secretary

Job ID
2017-43716
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period
12
Facility
California Hospital Medical Center
Shift
Night
LOS ANGELES
CA
Standard Hours
7am-7pm

Overview


Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital for more information.

Responsibilities

About this opportunity:


All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The person doing this job is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost effective manner. The Unit Coordinator, performs support functions on the patient care units including admitting, record keeping, and order entry. Performs as customer relations liaison, concierge, and clerical systems and problem solution facilitator. The UC always observes the Core Values in prioritizing work and providing prompt and efficient service. Demonstrates a high degree of cooperation and collaboration, open communication and a strong commitment to team goals.


 


Qualifications:


Requires at least 6 months recent experience in a healthcare setting including, but not limited to , either unit coordinator, admitting, billing or medical records analyst. If no healthcare experience then position requires completion of a vocational course such as medical assistant, unit coordinator, medical records, billing etc. Experience with computer entry and word processing. Requires graduation from high school or equivalent. Requires basic medical terminology and abbreviations. Satisfactory completion of basic CPR course (Heart Saver level).  Ability to fluently speak, read, write, and understand the English language. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.


This positiion is represented by SEIU, Local 399.



 

Qualifications

Requires at least 6 months recent experience in a healthcare setting including, but not limited to , either unit coordinator, admitting, billing or medical records analyst. If no healthcare experience then position requires completion of a vocational course such as medical assistant, unit coordinator, medical records, billing etc. Experience with computer entry and word processing. Satisfactory completion of basic CPR course (Heart Saver level). Enrollment in Spanish class by end of the first year of employment. Ability to demonstrate competency in conversational Spanish by the end of the second year. Ability to fluently speak, read, write, and understand the English language. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.

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