Health Unit Coordinator II Job Opening
Health Unit Coordinator II
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center• Knoxville, Tennessee
Category: Health Unit Coordinator
Health Unit Coordinator II- Emergency Room
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift
The Emergency Department is a 34 bed unit, with 33,000 annual visits/150 daily patient visits. Our staff members include RNs, LPNs, CNA/PCAs, and HUCs. The patients we care for typically have medical emergencies and acute care illnesses with occasional trauma. The ED staff has a can-do attitude and a knack for overcoming obstacles to get the job done. We are team oriented and work at a lively pace. Customer satisfaction is a high priority.
Position Summary: Provide clerical and secretarial services to the nursing unit.
Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.
Minimum Experience: Must be a CNA at the time of hire or be a HUC I, PCA or CNA with six or more (6+) months of experience at a Covenant Health facility and complete the Covenant Health’s Patient Care Assistant training protocol OR For HUC II working in Cardiac Areas- completion of Apex modules 1-6 and/or telemetry class completed prior to hire or placement in a HUC II role. Completion of Covenant Health Unit Coordinator Curriculum within 2 weeks of hire required Certification by National Association of HUCs and COPOE training preferred.
Licensure Requirement: External new hires must have CNA certification.