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Care Assistant Health Unit Coordinator

Company: KentuckyOne Health
Location: Lexington
Posted on: March 16, 2019

Job Description:

Saint Joseph East
Orthopedic Specialty Unit

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. BLS is required. 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 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.

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.

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 community.
    Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community. Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

    Additional Information
    • Requisition ID: 2019-R
    • Schedule: Part-time
    • Shift: Day Job
    • Market: CHI Saint Joseph Health

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