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Allina Health System Patient Assistant Coord Spine Unit in Minneapolis, Minnesota

AdvertisementPatient Assistant Coord Spine Unit Requisition # 68440BR Physical Location Minneapolis, Minnesota Posted Date 15-Oct-2020 Dept. Name H7000 Spine Patient Care Unit Hours Per Week 24 Contract ANW L113 Service Workers Introduction Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills. Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest. Responsibilities Req ID: 68440 Works with Patient Care Manager, Patient Care Supervisor, Assistant Patient Care Managers, and clinical and unit staff to maintain systems for exchange of information/communication Organizes the work environment Secures supplies and supports unit operations for the achievement of patient care needs Performs patient care and unit tasks that support the unit standard of patient care and facilitates unit operations Works closely with charge RN for prioritization of unit work flow Education One to two years post-secondary education in health related field Nursing Assistant certification or related experience Current HUC certification/medical terminology or related experience Basic computer skills which include keyboarding, order entry and Microsoft Office including Excel and Word Qualification/Skills Experience Hospital experience preferred Skills Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills Proficient in the English language Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks Excellent organizational skills Ability to work well with patients, families, and other team members Demonstrates all the characteristics of service excellence and patient centered care: listening, respect, compassion and accepting individuality Ability to function in fast-paced, highly complex and ever changing environment Work Schedule 0.6 FTE (24 hours/week) Day/Evening (0630-1500, 0900-1730, and 1500-2330) Every 4th weekend Benefit Eligible Location/Community Information Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to jo