CNA Health Unit Coordinator - Addiction Recovery Services
Posted on: October 19, 2020
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant
Health Unit Coordinator (0.9 TE, Day Shift) to work in the
Addiction Recovery Services 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
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.
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, 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
Req ID: 270640
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arrived in Seattle more than a century ago, he quickly discovered
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individualized orientation, continuing education and ongoing
opportunities for professional advancement. We also reward our
people with generous compensation and benefits.
When you work at Swedish, you work alongside some of the most
skilled and dedicated professionals in health care. You also work
in one of the most desirable areas in the country, in the heart of
the Northwest and at the leading edge of medicine.
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