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Certified Nursing Assistant Health Unit Coordinator - Float Pool

Providence Health & Services

Issaquah, WA 98027
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**Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant Health Unit Coordinator (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to work in the Float Pool at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.**
Responsible for performing general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas. Interacts with patients, families and physicians and acts as a liaison among members of the health care team, patients and families. Assists the nursing staff in coordinating the activity of the unit. Oversees the orderliness of work areas and orders forms and other clerical supplies.
**In this position you will:**
+ General Customer Service:Greets visitors, providing information and assistance as needed. Works with patients, families, visitors and physicians to identify needs, resolve problems or provide other information. Facilitates patient movement to other departments. Answers call lights, alarms and phone calls, providing patient assistance as appropriate. Issues visitor passes/Identification per unit protocols. Arrange for interpreter services.
+ New Admission, Transfer & Discharge Activities:Prepares a paper chart and stickers form electronic medical record for each new patient. Provides welcome brochures. Checks printer for the admission medication list and gives to admitting RN. Sends discharge medication order to pharmacy as applicable by campus. Orders prior medical records when necessary. Check unoccupied rooms to make sure they are ready for new admit. Collaborates with nurse and other team members to organize and prioritize functions necessary for patient admission and care delivery.
+ Electronic Medical Record EMR:Performs all ADT (admission, discharge and transfer) functions. Prepares charts for transfer and discharge. Ensures accommodation codes are correct. Manages bed board. Reviews orders for upcoming tests, procedures and communicates priority to nursing staff. Makes minor changes as needed i.e. unit collect vs. lab collect to others. Checks pended and signed/held orders. Ensures downtime computer is on and checklists are complete. Runs reports and audits as requested by unit manager or designee. Enters non-medication verbal orders during a Code Blue or other emergencies. Use computer, telephone or requisition to enter physician orders, diagnostic tests or other procedures. May act as a resource for the EMR for staff and physicians.
+ Environment of Care & Regulatory Readiness:Instructs families and visitors in hand hygiene protocols. Participates in the education of patient/families to unit practices/routines and orients patients to unit per protocols. Rounds the unit in accordance with department regulator standards i.e. keeps hallways clear, equipment plugged in. Keep work area clear and clutter free. Posts signs, i.e. hand hygiene, NPO, free water restriction etc., as appropriate. Reinforces with patients isolation protocols and communicates concerns to the nursing staff. Actively participates in unit, department, and system-wide educational activities including Quality Improvement programs as appropriate.
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ H.S. Diploma or GEDExperience must include one of the following: Six months of acute care experience. One year of skilled nursing experience. Acute or skilled experience will be waived if the applicant has demonstrated experience involving customer service in healthcare or other related industry and completion of an acute care NAC course. Acute or skilled experience will be waived for students currently enrolled and in good standing at a traditional registered nursing program approved by the Nursing Quality Care Commission. At a minimum, satisfactory completion of one academic term (quarter or semester) that included clinical patient care experience is required. Strong preference will be given to students enrolled in a BSN program.
**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**
+ Experience using electronic medical record
**Licenses and Certification:**
+ Current certification as a certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Washington.
+ Current CPR certification must be maintained at all times.
+ Certification as a Healthcare Assistant Category A will be required after hire through an approved in-house training program.
+ Certification must be obtained within six months of hire, with application completed during orientation period.
+ Employee will not be authorized to practice HCA activities independently until certifications are obtained.
**About the Issaquah Campus.**
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details**
**Our Mission**
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
**About Us**
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, were committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Night
**Job Category:** Certified Nursing Assistant
**Location:** Washington-Issaquah
**Work Locations:** Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029
**Req ID:** 240839
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