City of Hope Unit Ambassador in Duarte, California

Requisition ID: 13266

Union: SEIU UHW-W

Department: ICU 3rd FloorEast (12 Hour Shift)

Hourly Range: 17.97 - 26.95

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary:

The Unit Ambassadoracts as the primary clerical resource for the unit as well as monitors patients' EKG waveforms in a centralized monitoring station.

Performunit secretary duties for the unit such as clerical support and receptionist duties and assist with activities based on patient needs under the direction of the RN. Must possess effective communication skills and have previous patient care experience. Must have computer and keyboarding skills. Responsible for observation of patient monitors, prompt notification of cardiac rhythm changes.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education:

High School or equivalent, Completion of EKG monitoring class, worked in a hospital setting as a unit clerk/secretary/monitor tech.

Minimum Experience:

1-2 years related experience, Pass competency with 80 % or above and has knowledge of age specific.

Required Courses/Training:

Medical Terminology Course, Maintains current knowledge, skills and competencies through involvement in professional continuing education, activities Maintains and updates knowledge of basic arrhythmias.

Req. Certification/Licensure:

Current BCLS, Completion of EKG class. Pass competency with 80% or above.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.