UnityPoint Health

Care Coordinator-Acute-Centralized Monitoring

Requisition ID
2022-104599
Category
Emergency, Trauma, and Critical Cardiac Care - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Salary Minimum
USD $15.50/Hr.
City
Waterloo
Department
Other - Central Monitor- Logan
State
IA
FTE
.4846
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
7a-7p/weekend and holiday rotation
Work Type (Portal Searching)
WEP Part Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint - Allen Hospital

Part-Time: 7a-7p/weekend and holiday rotation; 24 hours a week

 

The Acute Care Coordinator is responsible for observing cardiac monitors, interpreting cardiac arrhythmias, reporting cardiac arrhythmias to the appropriate persons, and performing secretarial, receptionist and clerical duties on the unit, under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?  

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.  
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.  
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.  
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.  
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

  

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  

 

Responsibilities

Partners with the RN and other healthcare team members to assist in the detection and documentation of arrhythmias and monitors cardiac rhythms of patient’s per orders. Includes the need to interact with patients at the bedside to troubleshoot telemetry and lead placement. Consults and seeks out guidance from RN and/or other healthcare team members, as appropriate and when completing new or unfamiliar tasks or duties or interpretation of rhythms. Obtains, records and/or accurately enters data into the EMR, or prints rhythm strips for Health Information Management (Medical Records). Hand-offs will be done with attention to detail and with safety as a high priority. Hand-offs are utilized to communicate patient care plans, missing equipment new or pending orders and other quality care measures at change of shift.

Qualifications

  • Satisfactory completion of cardiac arrhythmia classes and ability to interpret cardiac rhythms within six months of hiring.
  • Prior medical terminology or medical office coursework preferred. Six months of nursing assistant or prior clerical experience in a healthcare field.
  • Minimum of one year nursing assistant experience preferred.
  • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
  • Multicultural sensitivity.
  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
  • Customer/patient focused.
  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

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