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UNIT COORDINATOR Med/Surg/Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit FT(0.8) CHI Health St. Francis

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/6/2017
Job Title: 
UNIT COORDINATOR Med/Surg/Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit FT(0.8) CHI Health St. Francis
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Grand Island
Nebraska
 
Job Description:   **UNIT COORDINATOR Med/Surg/Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit FT(0.8) CHI Health St. Francis** **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._ Job Summary: Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides clerical support for assigned nursing unit. In doing so, transcribes physicians' orders, schedules diagnostic tests and therapies for patients, assembles and maintains patient charts, answers telephone and intercom calls and provides routine, approved information, and relays other calls and messages. Involved in care provided for adult and geriatric patients with a variety of medical/surgical problems at various developmental levels. Patients are from both traditional and nontraditional family structures with a variety of socio-cultural and educational backgrounds. Essential Duties: + Enters physicians' orders on computer with close review by professional nurses and notifies nursing personnel of orders requiring immediate attention. Assures that orders have been signed by the registered nurse. + Enters appropriate information in computer for diagnostic tests, meals, therapies, and so forth, consistent with physicians' orders. + Assembles medical charts for newly-admitted patients and maintains current charts. Adds appropriate pages to the charts as necessary. Disassembles and sends patient charts to Main ACC upon patient discharge, transfer, expiration, or as requested. Thins open charts as needed to keep charts manageable in size. + Greets and directs patients and unit visitors, and may help with orienting patients to assigned rooms (e.g., shows where call light is). Answers telephone calls, responds to routine inquiries,and relays other calls and messages. Responds to patients' call lights and notifies appropriate personnel of patients' requests. Utilizes pocket paging and wireless phone system effectively. + Contacts physicians directly or through hospital paging system, as requested by authorized personnel. Notifies physicians of patient room numbers, new consults, and so forth.

Hours:
Weekdays 7:30a-6p, Saturday 7:30a-4p, Sunday 7:30a-12p. Every third weekend **Qualifications** **QUALIFICATIONS** Education Ability to read and write in order to complete requisition forms, comprehend and communicate complicated verbal and written instructions when scheduling patients for diagnostic tests and ordering prescribed meals, transcribe physicians' orders accurately and legibly, and to perform basic arithmetic calculations, order supplies, assemble charts, and so forth at a level normally acquired through completion of high school. Familiarity with medical terminology preferred. Experience Approximately one to three months on-the-job experience necessary in order to acquire and effectively use knowledge of procedures and schedules, and to gain familiarity with basic medical terminology. **Job** Administrative and Clerical **Primary Location** NEBRASKA-GRAND ISLAND-ST FRANCIS **Daily Schedule** 7:30a-6p **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 64 **Weekends Required** Every Third **Req ID:** 2017-R0127596
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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