Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.
Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:
The Nursing Unit Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Nursing Director/Charge Nurse in performing clerical, receptionist, communication and patient care duties where applicable and as directed. The Nursing Unit Coordinator assembles and maintains the patient record as a medical-legal document according to Medical Center policy and procedures. Assists in organizing and communicating inter and intra-departmentally to achieve optimum patient care. Maintains an orderly equipped and supplied Nursing Unit. These duties are supportive to the direct nursing care of the patients.
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Medical Terminology. Basic Computer Skills
Minimum Experience: At least one (1) year of additional studies or experience in business, medical or secretarial fields preferred. At least 6 months of Mental Health experience required.
Required Certification/Registration:Current and ongoing BLS certification. Must attend hospital crisis training program within 3 months of hire or transfer and annually thereafter.
Physical Demands: Works is primarily sedentary with intermittent walking and standing.
Working Conditions: Works primarily at the nursing station within easy reach of telephones, computer, intercommunication system and files. The work area is essentially open with various activities taking place around the worker, creating distraction. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements.