Providence Health & Services Cardiovascular Assistant II- Alaska (Full-Time, Days) in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Cardiovascular Assistant II to the Cardiovascular Intervention/Cardiovascular Observation Unit at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.

The Cardiovascular Assistant II performs a variety of administrative and patient care duties.

This is a full-time, dayshift position.

In this position you will:

  • Provides basic patient care under the supervision of a RN and/or professional associate; reports changes in patient condition, problematic and unusual circumstances to the RN staff

  • Coordinate the flow of information between the cardiovascular team and other key entities; communicate effectively with RN staff and other caregivers regarding patient and family issues; direct families and patients to key resources as needed; recognize and maintain patient confidentiality at all times

  • Accurately transcribes orders from physicians; perform computer order entry, transcribe and recopy MAR's, and update kardex

  • Perform groin management and shealth removal under supervision of clinical staff as needed

  • Assist with transporting patients

  • Responsible for ordering of unit and patient care supplies, process and follow up on work order requests for any unit repairs

  • Assist with room turnaround; while assisting in troubleshooting and minor equipment repair

  • Stock supplies, instruments, and equipment according to protocol and storage allocations; alert/notify Supervisor, and/or management about equipment/supply concerns or problems with operational performance

  • Assist as needed with cath lab scheduling and reception desk duties


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Completion of a Medical Terminology course within 90 days of hire

  • Radiation Safety training required within the first 3 months of hire

  • BLS training required upon hire

  • Ability to operate hospital based computer systems

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate in a professional manner under stress

  • Ability to stay on task with multiple interruptions

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a Pharmacology course

  • Certification by the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators

  • Six (6) months experience in health care activities or institutional setting

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Unit Coordinator

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 132208