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Health Unit Coordinator I, Medical Surgical Unit

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

The Medical Surgical Unit is a 46-bed telemetry equipped unit. The department services step down critical care, general medical, and surgical patients. Our staffing mix includes RNs, LPNs, CNAs and HUCs. Our multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, therapists, nutritionists, case managers and direct care staff meet daily to discuss patient`s conditions and progress toward their discharge plan. We serve a rapidly growing community with a wide age range. Our staff involves family in the care of the patient through participation and education of the patient`s medical condition. FLMC is committed to providing excellent patient care and an exceptional practice environment for our staff.

Position Summary:

Provide clerical and secretarial services to the nursing unit.

Contact Jason Shubert if you have any questions 865-374-5393,

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender,national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


+ Performs clerical duties related to procedures such as admission, discharge, transfer, and death.

+ Ensures STAT orders are brought to the attention of licensed nursing personnel.

+ Transcribes physician’s orders accurately and in a timely manner and notifies consults as ordered.

+ Requisitions supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair services, and prepares related forms. Keeps unit stock and equipment inventories at appropriate levels.

+ Answers telephone and intercoms; relays and documents messages. Helps to ensure that follow-up to patients request is timely.

+ Assists physicians in obtaining reports from lab, radiology, etc.

+ Schedules patient tests, diagnostic procedures, and doctors appointments for patients as requested.

+ Organizes patient charts in proper sequence. Labels and replenishes all necessary forms.

+ Follows all established infection control policies including standard precautions, transmission based isolation precautions, OSHA standards, safety measures and proper body mechanics in performance of job.

+ Obtains patient records from other facilities.

+ Manages patient flow via flowboard if applicable.

+ Assures appropriate discharge disposition in electronic medical records

+ Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:

None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.

Minimum Experience:

Prior healthcare experience preferred.

Licensure Requirement:



Job Title HUC I

ID 3565929

Facility Fort Loudon Medical Center



Full time
Lenoir City, TN

Published on 09/17/2022

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