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MONITOR TECH-HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR (Short Stay Unit) Full Time - 12p-8p (P000001736)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/13/2017
Job Title: 
MONITOR TECH-HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR (Short Stay Unit) Full Time - 12p-8p (P000001736)
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Chattanooga
Tennessee
 
Job Description:   **MONITOR TECH-HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR (Short Stay Unit) Full Time - 12p-8p (P000001736)** **Description** **Job Summary:** Under general supervision of a Nurse Manager and according to established Hospital and nursing department policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties including: compiling, transcribing, preparing and maintaining records in a specific nursing area or unit. Provides information and communication services to visitors and staff. Assists nursing staff in maintaining efficient and effective operations on the unit. **Essential Duties:** + Accurately transcribes physician orders and notifies the appropriate nursing staff. + Enters and coordinates computer data on all patients. + Coordinates with other Hospital departments, such as Radiology, Housekeeping, Laboratories, Social Services, etc. to request and obtain supplies and services. Works with nursing staff to coordinate patient transfers to and from the unit. + Serves as the unit's communication person, answering phone calls, taking and relaying messages. Answers questions of visitors, physicians, or other departments in person or by phone. Initiates emergency protocol under the direction of a physician or nurse. + Receives and directs visitors and family members. Provides routine information regarding Hospital and unit procedures. + Initiates, maintains, and updates patient charts, inserting appropriate forms, ancillary department reports, consults, etc. + Rearranges order of charts for medical records when patient is discharged. Ensures that charts for transfer patients are copied prior to transfer to other facilities. + Ensures that the unit is adequately stocked with necessary supplies and equipment. Completes appropriate requisitions and/or charge slips, obtaining proper approvals. + Accesses patient data for nursing and medical staff as needed. + Maintains work area on nursing unit in a neat and orderly condition. **Qualifications** Experience + Knowledge of or experience in healthcare + One year Unit Secretary experience preferred + Computer/typing skills preferred Certifications + Successfully completes computer class within sixty days or as scheduled Education + High school graduate or equivalent + Successful completion of a unit secretary course preferred + Knowledge of medical terminology preferred Additional Responsibilities: + Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times + Adheres to and exhibits our 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, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community. _Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. CBCHI_ **NOTICE** _This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position._ **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL **Daily Schedule** 12p-8p **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 72 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0128187
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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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