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PCA Surgical Specialty

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring

Part time - 24 hours a week.

Day shift. 7 am - 7:30 pm.

Every other weekend. Holidays per department rotation.

What You Will Do

Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, may be assigned a variety of duties designed to assist with the direct care of the patient. This may include ordering and stocking unit supplies of all types needed for patient care and locating shared equipment within the hospital. Timely and efficient completion of these tasks is required for quality patient care. Interpersonal skills are necessary to communicate effectively and relate politely to patients, visitors and fellow staff members. Adhere to Borgess Medical Center mission, vision and values.

  • Must be able to successfully complete orientation/training programs for the position as evidenced by completion of competencies.
  • Must be able to work effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and promote collaboration and a positive work environment.
  • Must have computer skills to be able to enter and retrieve patient information.
  • Observe and record pertinent information, consults with and reports significant reactions and changes in patient condition to the appropriate LPN, RN.
  • Prepare case carts, run sterilizers and gather surgical equipment as needed for specific surgical procedure. Must be able to perform a variety of work and demonstrates problem solving to effectively prepare for surgical procedure.
  • Maintain anesthesia carts and procures and returns non-controlled medications.
  • Demonstrate aseptic technique to assist in preparing for procedures under the direct supervision of the RN. Assist with patient prep and positioning.
  • Maintain cleanliness of Operating Room specialty equipment.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required.
  • A minimum of six (6) months experience with direct patient care preferred.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Borgess is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Kalamazoo , PCA Surgical Specialty, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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