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Health Unit Technician Full-time

at SwedishAmerican / A Division of UW Health in Illinois (Published at 20-09-2019)

Req # 11783

Patient/Nursing Support SwedishAmerican / A Division of UW Health SAH MOTHER/BABY Registry · Day Shift · 0700-1930

Health Unit Technician

Join the REMARKABLE team at SwedishAmerican! As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford, Illinois and surrounding communities.

We are seeking a Health Unit Technician to:

  • Join our world-class team of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in providing everything from preventive health care to highly specialized programs.
  • Provide quality care in a compassionate patient- and family- centered environment.
  • Provide support to Nursing Unit, utilizing all necessary equipment and systems following established department procedures.
  • Order and maintain supplies to provide an optimally functioning Unit.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of complete, accurate and timely records for Unit according to established policies.
  • Serve as a unit liaison with inter departmental communications.

Must provide copy of diploma/degree for highest level of education obtained.


  • Medical secretarial experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written, organization and customer service skills required.
  • Must be able to read, write legibly and communicate effectively in English.
  • Strong phone etiquette skills required.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to deal with all levels within the organization and community under varied conditions.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of data entry skills preferred.
  • Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Maintain Bi-annual CPR required.
  • Completion of Sitter education, EKG, and Phlebotomy training.
    • Mother/Baby: EKG and Phlebotomy training are not applicable.
  • CNA certification required.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent bending, crouching, pushing/pulling, and carrying.
SwedishAmerican offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.

SwedishAmerican serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities-also a Magnet®-designated facility- is dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare and strategies to keep our patients and their families well. In fact, quality drives all that we do. In recent years, our commitment to quality and excellence has resulted in more national awards, for quality and preference than any other health system in northern Illinois.

SwedishAmerican, A division of UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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