Catholic Health Initiatives Perioperative Patient Care Assistant in HIXSON, Tennessee
Perioperative Patient Care Assistant
Facility: CHI Memorial
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Job Type: Full Time
The Surgical Patient Care Associate is a multi-skilled staff member who advances through the Memorial SPCA Training Program to become a vital perioperative support team member under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Essential Duties :
Performs treatments and patient care procedures.
Performs or assists ADLs according to Patient Plan of Care.
Performs or assists in procedures/treatments according to Nursing Policy and Procedure Manual.
Responds to patient call lights and emergency lights in a timely manner.
Documents care provided according to hospital policy.
Provides care according to developmental age.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary for the patient/customer appropriate to neonate, child, adolescent
High school diploma or equivalent, Nursing Assistant or surgery experience preferred;
Surgery Specific Education: Memorial SPCA Orientation Program
Licensure or Certification:
- American Heart Associations (AHA) BCLS Certification required.
- Six months experience preferred
Use of general patient care equipment and communication equipment.
Use of unit-specific equipment (computers, copiers, etc.).
Good telephone and communication skills.
Ability to adapt to changes in health care technology.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Use of appropriate PPE and Safe Patient Handling Devices
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location TENNESSEE-HIXSON-MEMORIAL NORTH PARK HOSPITAL
Daily Schedule 2p-10p
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 75
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0179861
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.