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Carle Foundation Hospital Healthcare Tech/Unit Assistant- Cardio Pulmonary in Urbana, Illinois

Healthcare Tech/Unit Assistant- Cardio Pulmonary

  • Department: Cardio-Pulmonary CT8 - CFH

  • Entity: Carle

  • Job Category: Clerical/Admin

  • Employment Type: Full - Time

  • Job ID: 15097

  • Experience Required: None

  • Education Required: HS Diploma/GED

  • Shift: Day

  • Location: Urbana, IL

  • Usual Schedule: 8hrs, Mon-Fri

  • On Call Requirements: None

  • Work Location: Carle Foundation Hospital

  • Weekend Requirements: Rotation

  • Holiday Requirements: Rotation

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    Position Summary:

    The Unit Assistant/Healthcare Technician (HCT) provides clerical support to nursing units. Facilitates communication with other departments, visitors, patients, medical staff and employees. Serves as a public relations liaison for the unit. Performs functions of a Healthcare Technician as needed.

    Qualifications:

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Basic Life Support (BLS) EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Completion of CNA coursework w/in past 24 months, OR successful completion of Carle's HCT In Training Program, OR Worked as a CNA w/in past 24 months, OR successful completion of at least one semester of nursing clinical experiences, OR documented relevant medical military training.

    Essential Functions:

  • Performs all essential job functions of Healthcare Technician (HCT).

  • Provides routine clerical and customer service support to unit staff.

  • Greets all guests to the unit and assists them with their needs.

  • Serves as a liaison between nursing staff, other departments, physicians, and patients/families by answering unit phone and appropriately disseminating information.

  • Works with other department to provide basic equipment maintenance and serves as a resource to staff for use and troubleshooting of office equipment.

  • Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner. Schedules appointments, consults, diagnostic tests and examinations for patients on nursing unit. Initiates, compiles and maintains patient charts.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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