Job Description

Divine Savior Healthcare Med/Surg
Portage, WI
Full-time, Evening Shift, 3:00pm-11:30pm M-F; possible weekend coverage
Req # 3278
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs as part of the nursing team in both non-clinical and clinical tasks and coordinates activities of the unit. Provides supportive services, direct and indirect patient care, organizes and coordinates efficient delivery of care under the supervision of an RN. Will work in OB and float to Med Surg or other departments as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities for a Health Unit Coordinator (HUC)/Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA):

  1. Performs and coordinates clerical activities on the unit to promote
    patient/resident focused care.
  2. Accurately transcribes orders to appropriate areas in the chart.
  3. Efficiently and appropriately utilizes office equipment.
  4. Accurately locates and organizes the medical record for admissions, discharges and transfers.
  5. Documents according to established standards
  6. Performs various tasks as delegated by the Registered Nurse
  7. Effectively and accurately communicates pertinent information to various departments and/or personnel
  8. Assists other nursing team members through the steps of the nursing process.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned or as opportunities arise.
  10. Provides patient care following nursing and medical orders as delegated by the RN.

Educational Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Certificate from a vocational or technical college in health unit coordination, experience in a healthcare related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient computer and typing skills.
  • Current certification as a Nursing Assistant.

  • Current American Heart Association BLS or American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers Certification. Non-certified employees must attain certification within 60 days of employment in position.

Work Relationship:

  • Reports directly to the Nursing Director of the department.
  • Works regularly with nursing, medical and other patient care departments.
  • Regular contact with patients, residents, families, volunteers and public.

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