Coordinator, Health Unit

Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park
Oct 26, 2012
Dec 17, 2012
Employment Status
Part Time
Department: 4N&W Short Stay M S Peds 6070
Education requirement: N/A
Experience Required: None
Union Representation: Non-Union (100)
Hours per pay period: 56
Job ID: 32294
Job Code: 5HH
Date posted: Oct 26, 2012

Position Summary

The Health Unit Coordinator serves as a resource for unit nursing staff, allied health departments, medical staff, patients, and visitors by assisting with patient care coordination, providing information, giving direction, securing assistance and resources, and troubleshooting. This is done in a manner, which reflects the vision, mission, and philosophy of nursing and Park Nicollet Health Services. The Health Unit Coordinator is expected to provide exceptional customer service. A High School graduate or equivalent is required. Successful completion of a Health Unit Coordinator program through an accredited institution is preferred. Previous customer service experience, medical terminology and keyboarding skills is preferred. Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses: The Health Unit Coordinator is required to successfully complete the Methodist Hospital competency/proficiency exam by their six-month anniversary date.

Additional Information

4 NW is a 29 bed unit specializing in care for pediatric, gynecologic, bariatric, colorectal and general surgery patients. We provide a team approach to family centered care. 

4NW is a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.

The Organization


Rooted in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, Park Nicollet Health Services (PNHS) is an integrated health care delivery organization. The two largest entities that comprise PNHS are ParkNicolletMethodistHospital, a 426-bed community hospital located in St. Louis Park, and Park Nicollet Clinic, a 500-plus, physician multi-specialty group with 25 offices in Minneapolis and its southern, western, and northern suburbs.  PNHS truly is an integrated system, as processes of care are designed and managed across these entities to optimize the delivery of care for the patients and communities served. 


Park Nicollet Mission, Vision and Values


Mission: Our mission is to care for and support the health, healing and learning of those we serve.

Vision: Everyone caring, every day, creating with the individuals we serve, optimal health and greater value.

Values: Excellence is the standard we apply to our work, achieving best possible outcomes and upholding the highest professional standards. Caring is our heartfelt motivation to serve our patients and create the best possible experience. Stewardship is our commitment to create ever greater value with the resources entrusted to us. Joy is what we experience when serving our patients and each other through a job well done. Learning is the way we continually improve and create knowledge and value that can be shared.


What makes us unique?


Park Nicollet Health Services is a strong, stable and organically grown multi-specialty group practice within the affluent and highly educated western Twin City metropolitan area.  PNHS has a long-standing commitment to quality, proficiency and stewardship, and has embarked on a pioneering effort to study, adopt and integrate the Toyota Production System’s Lean Methodology (Kaizen), enhancing previous gains realized from its Six Sigma efforts. Although PNHS has developed and engaged in strong business partnerships with local competitors, having a single hospital focus adds to its list of strengths and advantages.  PNHS was one of the first integrated healthcare systems in the nation to adopt a unit medical record that is now electronic and ubiquitous. 


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