Catholic Health Initiatives CNA Health Unit Coordinator/Nurse Tech - PT (.6) - CHI Health Missouri Valley in MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa

CNA Health Unit Coordinator/Nurse Tech - PT (.6) - CHI Health Missouri Valley

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 .

Provides general support activities for the unit.

  • Maintains unit specific records as assigned. Generates reports as assigned to support the unit and manager. Prepares and submits charts for transfer. Assembles and maintains patient chart to include all required chart elements including the appropriate order according to standards as appropriate. Obtain medical record from other health care systems as needed for patient care. Document post discharge appointments made for patients in patient depart process. Monitor accommodation codes in electronic medical record. Reviews order status as assigned per unit. Performs general clerical and unit support duties as assigned.

  • Support CPOE as needed.

  • Enters charges as directed by management. Performs charge reconciliation daily. Performs auditing, chart monitoring or order review as indicated by director/manager.

  • During system down time, supports the unit according to down time procedures.

  • Performs limited transport duties for independent patients such as; medically cleared discharge patients as assigned. May assist an RN, CNA, or Transporter with other transports in order to asssit with managing equipment or help steer a bed.

Provides patient care within the Nursing Assistant’s scope of a practice.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Qualifications

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, 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.

  • Ability to work well with a team and independently.

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate computer required.

  • Knowledge of modern office principles, practices and equipment.

  • Knowledge of the spelling, meaning and usage of medical terminology.

  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, procedures specific to the assigned work unit.

  • Ability to use automated systems and office equipment at an acceptable level of proficiency.

  • Ability to understand, apply and communicate routine to moderately complex verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to learn and apply the Safety, Risk Management and Standard Precautions Standards of the work unit.

  • Ability to read, understand and communicate in English sufficient to perform the duties of the position.

  • Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position.

Job Nursing Support

Primary Location IOWA-MISSOURI VALLEY-MISSOURI VALLEY

Daily Schedule Evening/NIghts

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0131801