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Tamela O'Brien

Cadott,WI

Summary

Organized Health Unit Coordinator with 43 years of progressive experience planning patient activities, resolving complaints and updating medical files. Bringing strong understanding of medical procedures and medical jargon coupled with deep knowledge of hospital policies and operations. Seasoned professional committed to delivering excellent customer service in hospital/office setting. Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy.

Overview

32
32
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Health Unit Coordinator/Emergency Room Technician

HSHS St Joseph's Hospital
1991.10 - 2024.03
  • Worked on inpatient units including medical, surgical and pediatrics. 1991-2007 Also, part time Laboratory front office 2003-2007
  • Emergency Department starting in 2007 through hospital closure.
  • Enhanced ER efficiency through proficient use of medical equipment like EKG machines, defibrillators, vital sign monitors and glucose monitoring.
  • Managed multiple priorities simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail under pressure in fast-paced healthcare environment.

Education

Ward Clerk Certificate

Chippewa Valley Technical College
Eau Claire, WI
12.1979

Skills

  • Patient Registration
  • HIPAA Compliance Understanding
  • Healthcare Software Knowledge
  • Training and Mentoring Abilities
  • Employee Work Scheduling
  • Epic System
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability
  • Patient Relations
  • Reliability
  • Certified in CPR/AED

Certification

  • Certified Health Unit Coordinator, 1979
  • Licensed CNA - 2021

Timeline

Health Unit Coordinator/Emergency Room Technician

HSHS St Joseph's Hospital
1991.10 - 2024.03

Ward Clerk Certificate

Chippewa Valley Technical College
  • Certified Health Unit Coordinator, 1979
  • Licensed CNA - 2021
Tamela O'Brien