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Providence Health Unit Coordinator - Emergency in Newberg, Oregon


Providence is calling a Health Unit Coordinator - Emergency (0.9 FTE, Variable/Rotating) to Providence Newberg Medical Center in Newberg, OR. A great opportunity to grow your career in healthcare!

This positon will work 12-hour shifts on night and day shifts, to include rotating weekends. Schedules are released in advance. Shifts will primarily work in the Emergency Department, but may float to other units if needed.

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We are seeking a Monitor Technician - Unit Secretary - General Administration that will assists the lead/staff nurse, nursing supervisor and unit manager in planning, implementing and evaluating the activities in the nursing station by performing clerical and receptionist duties. Functions as a member of the nursing team by observing cardiac telemetry monitor and reporting cardiac arrhythmias to the registered nurse. Prepares, compiles and maintains patient records.

An employee in this job classification is routinely involved with a potential for mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, tissues or potential spills or splashes and must use appropriate measures and protective equipment (tasks and protective equipment are listed in the department infection control manual) in accordance with the hospital's OR-OSHA blood borne pathogen regulations.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Complete all mandatory inservices

  • Participate in hospital disaster preparedness activities

  • Follow hospital policies related to safety/security

  • Attend and participates in unit meetings

  • Demonstrate competency by completing and achieving passing scores on annual department specific competencies

  • Participate in Nursing Education inservices to maintain knowledge in work areas

  • Respond to identified patient emergencies following leader's direction to assure timely and effective response

  • Is flexible and able to adapt to the changing patient needs in the unit

  • Prioritize, plan and organize work

  • Inform oncoming staff of unfinished or incomplete tasks/treatments or unmet patient/family needs

  • Minimal use of overtime to complete shift.

  • Participate in establishment of unit's Quality Improvement program

  • Assist with data collection and analysis

  • Verbalize impact of quality improvement activity on patient care

  • Maintain sufficient quantity of forms, supplies and assembled charts

  • Appropriately prioritize physician orders

  • Notify ancillary departments when appropriate

  • File and transcribe clinical information

  • Keep consistent watch on cardiac telemetry monitor

  • Keep alarms on at all times unless patient is out of department. Recognizes basic arrhythmias and reports rhythm changes promptly

  • Answer unit telephone and intercom immediately

  • Manage unit communication to facilitate efficient patient care

  • Update greaseboard continually

  • Inform team members of patient requests, phone calls and special orders

  • Offer to assist with all desk activities such as locating charts, copying papers

  • Use supplies responsibly and accurately charges for materials and services

  • Respond to the needs of units during scheduling and/or staffing variances

  • Respond to criticism by effecting an appropriate change in behavior

  • Comply with the dress code for Providence Newberg Hospital whenever acting in the role of employee

  • Keep abreast of information presented in Communication Book and Meeting Minutes

  • Accurately input information, orders and charges into the computer


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma -OR- GED

  • CPR Certification within six (6) months of hire

  • Telemetry Certification or equivalent completed within orientation period

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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Variable

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Oregon-Newberg

Req ID: 291842