Catholic Health Initiatives CNA-Health Unit Coordinator Medical & Surgical FT Corning in CORNING, Iowa

CNA-Health Unit Coordinator Medical & Surgical FT Corning

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  • Responds to patient calls, anticipates patient needs, and assures patient safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental maintenance and other appropriate safety measures.

  • Records vital signs and intake and output when requested into the patient record and/or computer. Reports any changes observed in the condition or behavior of patients and any unusual incidents/problems.

  • Accurately transcribes and transmits physician's orders. Maintains patient medical records and kardexes under the supervision of a registered nurse. Understands and uses medical terminology in order completion and record maintenance. Schedules patient tests/procedures in a proficient and timely manner. Utilizes a computer to input data and retrieve information.

  • Recognizes and responds to priorities in the patient care process; exercises good judgment in completing work duties; coordinates work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during the assigned shift; follows-up on matters requiring additional attention or reports exceptions to the appropriate person. Responds appropriately in emergency situations.

  • Performs nursing procedures which do not require the skill/knowledge or judgment of a licensed professional and which may be safely delegated in accordance with nursing policies and procedures.

  • Assists in the coordination of patient admissions, transfers, and discharges to provide for a smooth operation and efficient flow pattern. Assists in the transportation of patients for discharge and transfers as needed.

  • Prepares and assists patients with meals. Feeds patients as directed. Distributes nourishments and drinking water.

  • Assures patient privacy while providing personal and routine care.

Hours: This is primarily 12 hour night shift position with weekend and holiday rotation

Qualifications

Experience

Required:

  • At least 16 years of age.

  • Must have successfully completed the state approved course for Nursing Assistant and passed both the skills and the written competency tests.

  • Must be on the Nurse Aide Registry of the State in which you work.

Education/Licensure

Required:

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Preferred: Six months experience in an acute care hospital or skilled care facility in the acute care area. One year of clerical work experience or related experience in a health care field and entry level computer experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to organize and prioritize work. Job requires individual and group interaction. Job requires knowledge of and ability to operate computer. Job requires continuous reading skills, verbal communication skills and written communication skills.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers CB

Job Patient Care Support

Primary Location IOWA-CORNING-MERCY CORNING

Daily Schedule Nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0119385