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We are seeking a skilled Health Unit Coordinator to join our health care unit on an immediate basis. 

As a Health Unit Coordinator, you will be responsible to do all tasks mandatory for our medical operations. This will include managing patient records and reports, helping the physician with some patient activities like scheduling physiotherapy sessions, etc. In addition to this, you will also be required to carry out some clerical duties of our hospital.

You will be acting as a primary point of contact between the patients and the medical staff. You will be responsible for the administrative requirements of the unit. Your main objective is to make sure that all information about the patients and their reports are recorded in the databases correctly. You should also follow the physicians’ orders when he assigns them to you.

If you are competent and committed to work for the health care sector, we would like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Greet the patients and hand out forms (admission and discharge) to them.

  • Maintain the schedules and appointment calendar for each patient.

  • Interpret doctors’ orders and share prescriptions with the patients.

  • Manage graph vital signs progress and medical charts of patients.

  • Keep the record of all documents of every patient. This includes forms of admission/discharge, certificates of death/birth and so on.

  • Update the same information about patients in the databases to keep a record.

  • Work in collaboration with both non-medical as well as the medical staff.

  • Monitor the inventory for the available stock and order all required supplies when needed.

  • Assist the junior team with different assigned duties such as collecting patient documents, scheduling diagnostic tests, etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Candidates belonging to a Science background will be preferred.

  • 2 years of experience working as a Health Unit Coordinator, Medical Secretary or a similar role.

  • Professional NAHUC certification and HUC training will be preferred.

  • Proficient in using databases and handling medical records.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving abilities.

  • Demonstrated understanding of medical terminologies.

  • Excellent experience in medical transcription.

  • Outstanding organizational, and customer service skills.

  • Exceptional ability to manage and handle multiple tasks.

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