Catholic Health Initiatives Care Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator, Medical/Surgical in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
Care Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator, Medical/Surgical
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 posses 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.
Demonstrates a commitment toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conductand demeanor at all times
Adheres to and exhibitsCatholic Health Initiatives core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honestyand sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others intheir sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members ofthe human community. 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 Clinical Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL
Daily Schedule 7pm
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0165650
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.