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Albany Medical Center ASA V - HUC in Albany, New York

Department/Unit:

Vascular Surgery -C5

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

The Administrative Support Associate’s V/ Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) role is to perform customer service, clerical and reception duties that support the work flow of the unit, nursing station and the delivery of patient care. The clerical activities include ensuring accurate preparation, processing and standardization of the patient record, and utilization of clinical information systems. The customer service role includes effective communication with patients, significant others, and members of the health care team. The ASA V/HUC will be able to meet the needs of all units within the Patient Care Service assigned as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Include but are not limited to the following:

  • Demonstrate professional business etiquette

  • Initiate communication with all that enters the unit

  • Coordinate department communications, relaying patient and health care member requests to other members of the Patient Care Team

  • Prepare documents in the Windows operating system

  • Utilize clinical information systems: Invision, Soarian, Cerner/Bridge, etc. to support the delivery of patient care

  • Demonstrate computer skills

  • Prepare/maintain patient care record for use by patient care team

  • Transcribe orders of the patient record/electronic health care record

  • Assemble/manage unit records

  • Develop reports and data necessary for unit operations

  • Maintain adequate supplies of current forms, unit supplies and equipment

  • Assist in the implementation of specialized projects

  • Coordinate office function

  • Responsible for maintenance of a clean unit environment

  • Responsible for unit station work flow

  • Respond to the individual needs of patient/family as appropriate to the age and special characteristics of the patient group served

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

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