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.

Effective September 1, 2017, current BLS

through the American Heart Association, or a previously approved provider, will

be required before employment.


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


Daily Schedule 7P

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0120586