Catholic Health Initiatives CARE ASST-HEALTH UNIT COORD, Saint Joseph Hospital 2East, PRN Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

CARE ASST-HEALTH UNIT COORD, Saint Joseph Hospital 2East, 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.


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.

Effective September 1, 2017, current BLS

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

be required before employment.

For those hired after

November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the

position, through primary source verification, prior to beginning employment.

Education verification will also include the collection of a high school

diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation of education.

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 Excellence).

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.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a

commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate

conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and

exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives 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


Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually

surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality andprotects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively andsupports efforts of team members.

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

Catholic Health Initiatives and itsorganizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Patient Care Support


Daily Schedule 7P

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0123927