Patient Care Assistant/ Unit Coordinator, Medical Surgical

Catholic Health Initiative Mount Sterling , KY 40353

Posted 2 months ago

Position Type: PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0


Job Summary / Purpose

Provides direct patient care under the supervision of the licensed nursing staff within the scope of practice and according to established policy and procedure. Contributes to the safe and efficient operation of Nursing Services.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in providing direct patient care under the supervision of the licensed nursing staff.

  • Communicates effectively and appropriately.

  • Contributes to maintenance of a clean, safe environment to minimize hazards of infection or injury.

  • Contributes to the efficient operation of Nursing Services.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to growth and maintenance of competency.

  • Assists in delivering high quality health care services in a professional, compassionate, and courteous manner while respecting the dignity and individuality of each person who comes in contact with the organization by following the Standards of Excellence, the Standards of Behavior, and the Standards of Professional Appearance and Conduct.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

High School Diploma or GED.

Required Licensure and Certifications


PREFERRED Qualifications

Healthcare experience preferred.

Organizational InformationMISSION & VISION

The Mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church, supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create healthier communities.

Our Vision is to live up to our name as one CHI:

Catholic Living our Mission and Core Values;

Health Improving the health of the people and communities we serve;

Initiatives Pioneering models and systems of care to enhance care delivery.

Living the Core Values of CHI

  • REVERENCE: Respecting diverse viewpoints and working together to bring out the best in everyone.
  • INTEGRITY: Being open and honest in all of our interactions.
  • COMPASSION: Caring for the whole person and the greater good of others.
  • EXCELLENCE: Doing our best work, providing quality care and service, and achieving our goals.

CHI Standardized Competencies


  • Accountability

Takes full responsibility for the conduct and results of own work. Holds self/ others accountable for goal attainment. Demonstrates an understanding of the link between one's own job responsibilities and overall organizational goals, priorities and needs.

  • Adaptability / Flexibility

Understands and appreciates different and opposing perspectives on an issue. Adapts one's approach as situations change and accepts changes within one's own job or the organization at large.

  • Initiative

Takes appropriate independent action, addresses issues proactively, engages in problem solving, generates new ideas and solutions, seeks out new responsibilities and acts on opportunities for self-development.

  • Integrity & Spirituality

Is open and honest in all interactions. Acts with moral wholeness, soundness and truthfulness.

  • Quality

Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to error prevention, monitors, owns and acts on quality work. Looks for and participates in opportunities for process improvements.

  • Safety

Learns and practices safety as a personal priority in your work. Addresses potential safety concerns. Willing to address unsafe behaviors in others. Commits to team safety.

  • Service Excellence

Builds confidence, is committed to increasing satisfaction, sets achievable expectations, assumes responsibility for solving problems, ensures commitments are met, solicits opinions and ideas and responds to patients, coworkers, physicians, and all other stakeholders. Maintains pleasant and professional image.

  • Teamwork

Collaborates with others to achieve common goals. Listens, works to resolve conflicts, supports and upholds team decisions. Builds constructive relationships by appreciating and respecting the diversity and contributions of others. Promotes an overall positive team atmosphere.

Protected Health and other confidential Information

This job accesses, uses and discloses patient protected health and other confidential information and will use and disclose patient protected health and other confidential information:

  • Only as it applies to job functions

  • In amounts minimally necessary for intended purpose, and

  • In a confidential manner.

Job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the jobs as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the positions, nor shall they prescribe or restrict tasks assigned. Changes to jobs may occur at any time. Reasonable accommodations will be made.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0220248

  • Schedule: Per Diem

  • Market: CHI Saint Joseph Health

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Patient Care Assistant/ Unit Coordinator, Medical Surgical

Catholic Health Initiative