Care Assistant Health Unit Coordinator, Medical Surgical

Clinical Support
2020-R0272237 Requisition #
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Your time at work should be fulfilling.  Rewarding.  Inspiring.  That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation.  You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you.  Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.  Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!


Job Summary / Purpose

Organizes and promotes efficient workflow within the unit.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Acts as a communication liaison by greeting all internal and external customers to proactively meet service requests and to promote positive customer relations. 
  2. Provides patient care under the supervision of licensed staff, Charge Nurse, Clinical Manager, Unit Manager or Director of Nursing in performing electrocardiograph exams, watching monitors for unit patients, informing the RN of significant rhythms and admitting/discharging patients from the monitoring system.
  3. Maintains designated hospital competencies validated by the Competency Based Orientation (CBO) plan.
  4. Demonstrates a strong belief and behaviors consistent with the Saint Joseph Health Mission and Core Values (Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence).
  5. Complies with safety and emergency procedures.
  6. Complies with organizational policies.
  7. Documents activities consistent with organizational guidelines.
  8. Performs critical/frequent procedures or services.
  9. Provides care/services based on identified needs.
  10. Uses required equipment for providing care/services.
  11. Consults with organizational resources.
  12. Demonstrates professional responsibility as per job classification.
  13. Demonstrates Core Values Guest Relations/Guest Service Standards.
  14. Demonstrates Core Values Based on Behavioral Standards. 
  15. Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

High School Diploma or GED
Required Licensure and Certifications

Certification from an approved nursing assistant course, previous experience as a nurse assistant, or one completed semester of healthcare related clinical experience. BLS from American Heart Association required.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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.  Must be able to successfully identify cardiac rhythms within the initial orientation period.

PREFERRED Qualifications

Previous successful experience with cardiac monitoring.  One year of secretarial experience and previous exposure to medical terminology.  Be proficient in keyboarding and possess good Windows platform computer skills.


About Us

Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More 

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic 

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