LNA/Department Coordinator

Functions as an integral member of the unit-based care delivery team by performing a variety of technical components essential to the ongoing delivery of quality patient care. Performs a variety of generic and population-specific technical activities which support the delivery of optimal patient care while maintaining the highest level of patient safety. Responsible for the development and coordination of all clerical and facilities functions. Provides information systems education to all levels of staff and provides administrative services for the Nursing Unit as directed by the Director.

  • Education: - High school diploma or equivalent.Experience:- Basic computer keyboarding and data entry skills required.- Requires the ability to utilize and navigate electronic clinical documentation system in order to enter patient dataBLS certified. If not BLS certified, must obtain BLS certification prior to completion of orientation, not to exceed 21 days from date of hire with Catholic Medical Center. Must maintain BLS throughout employment. (LNA Float Pool must obtain prior to employment.)Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities and to possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices to safely perform the essential functions of the job:1. Ability to deliver patient care in a manner that is appropriate to patient?s age, physical ability and intellectual development. Must demonstrate proficiency in assessing treatment and responses and adapting care to meet the needs of the patient population served; adult size adolescent, adult and/or geriatric.2. Physical requirements include ability to bend body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist; bend legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees; bend the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine; extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction; move about on foot to accomplish tasks; use upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward; use upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion; raise objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects horizontally from position to position; pick, pinch, type or otherwise work with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm; apply pressure to an object with fingers and palm; perceive attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.3. Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word. Essential functions include activities in which incumbent must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to patients, physicians, families and other employees accurately, loudly or quickly. - 4. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and make fine discrimination in