Catholic Health Initiatives Care Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator, Surgical/Telemetry in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Care Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator, Surgical/Telemetry


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


Daily Schedule 7pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0166241

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.