Covenant Health Health Unit Coordinator I in Knoxville, Tennessee


Health Unit Coordinator I- Oncology - GYN - SURG

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

Functions as a direct patient caregiver performing tasks to assist registered nurses. Performs hands-on care, assistance with ADL’s and specified technical tasks for a group of patients under the supervision of the Team Leader.

General Surgery/Oncology is embarking on a quest to be the best! We are the largest inpatient unit in Covenant Health with a total of 44 beds. We are a high-volume, predominantly post-surgical unit. It is fast paced with a broad range of surgical service lines including general surgery and gynecological surgery. We also serve the Oncology population on 4 Riverstone with dedicated Oncology patient rooms and Chemotherapy Certified Nurses. Our Oncology program is credentialed by the Commission on Cancer. We have a modified method of self scheduling, 12 hour shifts, minimum of two weekends in a 6-week schedule required, and rotated holiday requirements. We are committed to excellence on 4 Riverstone and hold a high standard of care for our patients, as evidenced by our 5-star awards for quality of nursing care. We are looking for strong, professional nurses with a commitment to quality care, stellar clinical skills, and patient-centered compassion.

Position Summary:Provide clerical and secretarial services to the nursing unit.

Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.

Minimum Experience:Prior healthcare experience preferred. Completion of Health Unit Coordinator Curriculum within two weeks of hire required. CPOE training and on-the-job training with an experienced HUC preferred.

Licensure Requirement:None.


FacilityParkwest Medical Center

Job LocationUS-TN-Knoxville