UH: Operating Room (Full-time, Day Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork, wholeness humility and justice.
The Perioperative Technician, Pre and Post Operative/Procedural Areas, performs designated direct/indirect, age-specific, and developmentally appropriate patient care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Follows policies, protocols, techniques, and guidelines. Meets qualifications and competencies as identified in the department-specific Plan for Providing Care. Assists with care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize customer service in a manner that supports excellence in customer service and safe patient care. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. These services may be provided for both the LLUMC and LLUCH hospitals. Performs other duties as needed.
High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum six months nursing assistant experience or perioperative experience preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required; Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification preferred.
Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform basic patient care activities using proper body mechanics and safety precautions. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English (and Spanish preferred) in person, in writing, and on the telephone; follow directions; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; collaborate with RN to problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; function within scope of practice. Able to distinguish colors, hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.