Mayo Clinic Health Unit Coordinator - Bone Marrow Transplant/Hematology - EI 94/93 in Rochester, Minnesota
Position description Location: Eisenberg 94/93 (EI94/93), Bone Marrow Transplant/Hematology (General Care)
Patient Care Type: This unit is a bridged unit with a HEPA air filtration system, designed to protect immunosuppressed patients from airborne infections. Nurses provide care for patients undergoing autologous or allogeneic bone marrow transplants and peripheral stem cell infusions. Patients may be hospitalized during various stages of their wellness/illness from initial diagnosis through active treatment, recovery, or through end of life. As part of the Mayo Cancer Center, the unit participates in individual and group cancer research programs.
Bed #: 19. Pod A is comprised of six inpatient private rooms, one outpatient double room, and four private outpatient rooms. Two outpatient exam rooms are also off the unit in the main corridor. Pod B is comprised of eight private inpatient rooms. Two of the rooms are set up for isolation with ante rooms. Room 9-420 has the capability of reversing the air flow of the room to negative pressure.
Nursing Team Roles: Nurses working on the unit have additional education to provide services including apheresis/marrow harvest preparatory regimens, chemotherapy, blood transfusions, intensive supportive therapies for immunocompromised patients, stem cell and marrow infusions. Emotional support and patient/family teaching are important care components of these often acutely ill patients. Mayo Nursing Care Model is the model used for care delivery. Patients are followed as a hospital-based outpatient on our unit, prior to transplant and after transplant.
The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) provides organizational, receptionist, and clerical support to patient care units and the health care team. These duties may include monitoring and ordering supplies, and assisting the care team with managing orders in the electronic health record (EHR). Communicates effectively via a variety of modalities with patients, visitors, and facility staff and plays an integral role in communication across the continuum of care. Functions as a resource to members of the health care team and is familiar with multiple Mayo Clinic resources. The HUC activities complement the patient care delivery model. Carries out all aspects of the job using good judgment and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal skills, and assumes responsibility for self-development within the role and participates in continuous improvement activities. Supports the healthcare team by anticipating and responding to team requests and patient needs.
Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent required. Basic knowledge of computer systems and strong keyboarding skills (i.e., Windows-based applications, LAN use, and intranet/internet use) required.
Additional qualifications Successful completion of HUC post-secondary program, or HUC Certification preferred. Minimum of one year working experience in a medical environment preferred. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Preferred proficiency of computer skills. Working knowledge with EHR systems, EPIC preferred. Outstanding customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills. Adapts effectively to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting. Availability to work flexible hours including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
Internal applicants should attach their three most recent performance appraisals. License or certification Maintains certifications/licensure per work unit requirements.
Exemption status Non-exempt
Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $18.76 per hour.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Full Time
Hours / Pay period 64 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule details Sunday – Saturday; Day/Evening, 8 & 12-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule Every third weekend (Weekend A) – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Site description Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category Nursing, Office & Administrative Support
Career profile Nursing
Job posting number 148246BR
Recruiter Melissa Egeland
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