UofL Health

Patient Care Assistant/Unit Coordinator, Transplant Intermediate, 7p-7a

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
ULH-Clinical Support
Job Type


We are hiring at Jewish Hospital

Location: 200 Abraham Flexner Way Lou, KY 40202

Shift Options: Full-time, Nights


About Us

UofL Health – Jewish Hospital, is an internationally renowned, high-tech tertiary referral center, developing leading-edge advancements in hand and microsurgery, heart and lung care, orthopedics, and sports medicine, neuroscience, organ transplantation and outpatient care. The hospital is the site of the world’s first successful hand transplant and AbioCor® implantable replacement heart procedures, in addition to the first trial of adult cardiac stem cells in chronic heart failure. Jewish Hospital offers the most advanced technology for minimally invasive, robotic surgery including the da Vinci Xi, used for cardiac, general surgery, urologic, head and neck, and colorectal procedures, the Monarch Platform, a fully integrated bronchoscope for early detection of lung cancer, and Stryker’s MAKO roboticarm for total joint replacement of the knee and hip. Part of Jewish Hospital, the UofL Health – Trager Transplant Center is a nationally recognized transplant center offering heart, lung, liver, kidney, living donor, pancreas, and vascularized composite allografts (hand only) transplantation. As an advanced organ disease center, our multidisciplinary team of physicians and experts treat complex organ failure with live-saving procedures like the implantation of ventricular assist devices (VAD) and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) as well as organ transplantation.


Our Mission

As an academic health care system, we will transform the health of the communities we serve through compassionate, innovative, patient-centered care.


Job responsibilities

  • Recognizes changes in patient status and reports appropriate information to registered nurse.
  • Assists with admission, transportation and discharge of patients
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span of the patient to include neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric.
  • Assists patient with dressing and undressing
  • Assists patient with grooming and maintaining proper and clean appearance
  • Assists patient with elimination/toileting needs
  • Assists the patient with oral care
  • Assists patients in transferring, repositioning, alignment and ambulation
  • Accommodates patient’s needs through responding appropriately to patient’s verbal/nonverbal expressions of needs
  • Safeguards patient’s property
  • Keeps patient’s living areas pleasant and orderly
  • Maintains patient’s self esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information.
  • Provides patients with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their plan of care.
  • Assures patient’s rights are protected and that all patients, families, and significant others are made aware of patient’s rights.
  • Measures body functions and documents care provided to patients
  • Receives and shares information, observes and reports patients condition and any change of status to registered nurse
  • Provides Safety, Sitter services for the patient as assigned
  • Demonstrates and practices appropriate hand hygiene in delivery of patient care
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Performs clerical duties on the unit under the direction of the Licensed Nursing Personnel
  • Applies proper and professional communication skills between personnel within the department and to other departments in relationship to patient care.
  • Presents a personable and professional attitude to physicians, patients, families, visitors, and co-workers. Provides clinical patient care support in a caring, safe, efficient manner, under the direction of an RN.


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED/Equivalent
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in healthcare setting 

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Pay & Benefits Options
  • Paid Vacation, Sick days, and Holidays
  • Free tuition to UofL for Part- and Full-time employees for Child/Spouse/Domestic Partner
  • 401K with Employer Match




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