Catholic Health Initiatives CARE ASST-HEALTH UNIT COORD, Continuing Care Hospital, PRN, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
CARE ASST-HEALTH UNIT COORD, Continuing Care Hospital, PRN, Nights
Position Summary : Provides patient care under the supervision of licensed
staff, Charge Nurse, Clinical Manager, Unit Manager or Director of
Nursing. Organizes and promotes
efficient workflow within the unit. Acts
as a communication liaison by greeting all internal and external customers to
proactively meet service requests and to promote positive customer relations.
Requirements: High school diploma
or GED required. Requires
certification from an approved nursing assistant course, previous experience as
a nurse assistant, or one completed semester of healthcare related clinical
experience. Prefer one year of
secretarial experience and previous exposure to medical terminology. Be proficient in keyboarding and possess good
Windows platform computer skills.
Maintains designated hospital competencies validated by the Competency
Based Orientation (CBO) plan.
Demonstrates a strong belief and behaviors consistent with the Saint
Joseph HealthCare Mission and Core Values (Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and
Adequate conversational English is
required in order that the individual be able to take direction from
management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with
patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines,
and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.
Working Relationships: Reports to the
manager and is responsible to the LPN or RN for delegated assignments. Daily contact is with co-workers, managers,
social services, medical staff, students, clergy, patients, families, visitors,
volunteers and the general public. May
have contact with members of the Health Care Delivery team such as students,
medical staff, physical therapy, respiratory, etc. as well as medical
representatives, interns, externs, insurance agents, representatives of
licensing/regulatory boards and physician offices.
Physical Requirements andEnvironmental Conditions :
Physical coordination, mobility,
verbal articulation, vision, and learning must be easily performed. May be exposed to blood, body tissues and
fluids regularly, as well as other hazardous waste materials. Must be able to tolerate environmental
temperature fluctuations. May be exposed
to radiation, toxins, dust, cytotoxins, and/or poisonous substances. May be exposed, periodically, to physical
injury, burns, noise, and some electrical hazards.
Must work in a variety of situations
and adhere to Hospital policies in accordance with safety requirements,
including standard and transmission based infection control and environmental
precautions. Must function appropriately
in emergency situations. Must deal
appropriately with aggressive personalities through the use of effective
communication and, as needed, use of the chain of command. Must also be able to
walk, stand extensively, bend, stoop, squat, visually discriminate close objects,
hear and distinguish normal sounds.
Must be able to perform a variety of
tasks under stressful conditions with frequent interruptions. Has the ability to concentrate, set
priorities and make decisions while responding to changes in the work
environment in a timely manner.
Demonstrates emotional stability when dealing with difficult situations
and deals effectively with grief, loss and death.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are EqualOpportunity Employers
Job Patient Care Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-CONTINUING CARE HOSPITAL - LEX
Daily Schedule 7P
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0120586