Coordinates the activities of the multi-disciplinary patient care team related to the provision of patient care. Performs administrative work appropriate for patient care that supports the hospital unit operation and the health care team. Ensures the overall efficient functioning/flow of the clinical unit/specialty area utilizing both verbal and written communication skills; employing technical skills to manage patient related data/processes and performing general receptionist and clerical duties.
High School/GED Required
Minimum Work Experience
6 months experience or training required
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
NAHUC Certification encouraged.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to interpret and document information accurately.
Must demonstrate effective organizational and prioritization skills as well as the ability to maintain productivity with interruptions.
Must be able to effectively deal with a variety of individuals and hospital systems.
Medical terminology preferred, computer skills required.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 7772
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.