Swedish Health Services CNA - Health Unit Coordinator in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant Health Unit Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Ambultory Surgery at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.
The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for performing general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas. The NAC/HUC will interact with patients, families and physicians and act as a liaison among members of the health care team, patients and families.
In this position you will:
Greets visitors, providing information and assistance as needed. Works with patients, families, visitors and physicians to identify needs, resolve problems or provide other information
Prepares a paper chart and prints stickers from electronic medical record for each new patient
Performs all ADT (admission, discharge and transfer) functions. Prepares charts for transfer and discharge. Ensures accommodation codes are correct
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
Gives report to relief staff, including items that require follow up. Updates patient assignment board
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
Current Washington State certification as a Nursing Assistant Certified
Current CPR certification must be maintained at all times
Washington State Medical Assistant - Registered will be required with Swedish Medical Center facility application completed within 7 days of hire
Must obtain active license within 60 days of hire
Employee will not be authorized to practice independently until registration is obtained
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Strong preference will be given to students enrolled in a BSN program.
Six (6) months of acute care experience
One (1) 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
Previous experience using electronic medical record.
About the Ballard Campus
Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're 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.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Work Locations: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107
Req ID: 270657