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Catholic Health Initiatives Unit Coordinator in Missouri Valley, Iowa

Unit Coordinator

CHI Health Missouri ValleyMissouri Valley, Iowa

Requisition ID 2021-199367 Employment Type Full Time Department Emergency Services Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Day Standard Hours Day


Assists with the efficient operation of the department. The job is responsible for supporting patient care in the performance of reception, support, and general clerical duties including receiving incoming calls and visitors, facilitating communication among staff and maintaining department records.


  1. Address staffing needs upon request.

  2. Monitors nursing personnel information to keep accurate and up to date.

  3. Demonstrates ability to use available software programs.

  4. Contributes to the efficient operations of the unit and department.

  5. Follows thedirectionsof the nurse manager by collecting unit data to identify trends and improve unit outcomes.

  6. Demonstrates a commitment to growth and maintenance of competency.

  7. Greets and assists all customers, physicians, patients, visitors and employees in a friendly and timely manner. Facilitates and directs communication among visitors, employees and physicians within the assigned work area. Assists physicians in locating patients, staff and information. Maintains and updates phone list/database/etc.

  8. Schedules appointments, tests, etc. dispatches messages to other departments. Welcomes patient to unit for room set up, show video’s, if applicable, orient to phones, television, dietary ordering, etc. Assists staff as necessary with securing of patient’s personal belonging(s) and valuables for safekeeping with a family member, in the appropriate unit area, or with the Secruity Department, assuring proper documentation is completed. Makes follow up appointments for patients. Assists with gathering patient information. Monitors and promptly responds to call lights (per unit standard).

  9. Communicates patient information, concerns, or issues to appropriate interdisciplinary team member(s). Assists and follow up with non nursing requests such as dietary or environmental services, coordination of supplies, equipment repairs, requests for special beds, service requests for all computers, printers, scanners, discarding unwanted printing, troubleshooting printers, fax machines etc. Assists with all admissions, discharges, transfers and changes within the unit.

  10. Maintains a neat and organized work environment; orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary; identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair requests in system, tags equipment and removes from service.

  11. Assists in keeping unit in continuous survey readiness. Performs efficiently and effectively in emergency situationsby completing tasks as directed. Participates in disaster preparedness and drills as assigned.

  12. Other duties as assigned by management.


High school diploma or GED

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in daily and long-term assignments.

Self-motivated, well organize, and detail-oriented.

Computer proficiency with Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, Drive & Slides)

Preferred: One year of clerical work experience or related experience in the health care field and entry level computer experience.

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

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