HEALTH UNIT COORD1

  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • 501 Morris Street Charleston West Virginia 25301 United States
  • Posted: Mar 14, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

  • Basic Description
    • Coordinate the clerical processes and performs various direct patient care activities, procedures, and other indirect services under the direction of a registered nurse.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
    (Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
    • Degree / Education
      • High School Diploma/GED
    • Level of Experience
      • Basic knowledge of Med Assist and/ or Medical Terminology.
    • Lic./Cert./Reg.
      • All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
      • Basic Life Support - Must be certified within 30 days of hire.
    • Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
    • Computer Skills required for this position
      • Basic PC Skills
    • Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Applies knowledge to new situations
      • Community Resource Knowledge
      • Customer Service
      • Decision Making
      • Employee Relations
      • Flexible Schedule
      • Handle Multiple Assignments
      • Judgment
      • Keyboarding
      • Math Simple
      • Organization
      • Problem Solving
      • Teamwork
      • Verbal Communication
      • Work Independently
      • Written Communication
      • Other - Continuing education
    • Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
      • Completion of Med Assist program or 6 months direct patient care experience or having successfully completed EKG course or EMT.
    • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
      • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
        • Adults
        • Geriatrics
    • Assigns work to or supervises others
    • Competency Statement
      • Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
    • Minimum Requirement Comments
      • HUC EMPLOYEES without EKG interpretation skill set will be eligible to transfer to an EKG interpretation unit ( monitoring) HUC position. The employee will be enrolled in the next available approved educational opportunity, and will be required to successfully pass the EKG interpretation competency and exam within five (5) months of transfer.
  • Physical Requirements
    (Essential physical requirements)
    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Vision
      • Hearing
      • Squatting
      • Crouching/Stooping
      • Hand Coordination
      • Arm Coordination
      • Kneeling
      • Twisting Upper Body
      • Lifting Irregular Loads
    • Activities Requiring Time
      • Sitting - 2 hr
      • Standing - 1 hr
      • Walking - 4 hr
    • Lifting
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Frequent
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
      • Over 75 lbs - Frequent
    • Pushing
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Frequent
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
      • Over 75 lbs - Frequent
    • Reaching / Pulling
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
      • 11 to 24 lbs - Frequent
      • 25 to 50 lbs - Frequent
      • 51 to 75 lbs - Frequent
      • Over 75 lbs - Frequent