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Posted:
8/22/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Perioperative Tech - PRN - Egleston
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Job Description

Requisition #:  18389     
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  Variable
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Variable 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides clinical support to operating room and anesthesia by participating as a member of the interdisciplinary team under the supervision of a licensed professional. Proactively supports efforts to maintain efficiency, minimize delays, and ensure delivery of safe patient care. Inventories, cleans, and maintains operating room and anesthesia equipment/supplies, maintains a clean/orderly environment, and transports patients as required.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • 1 year of experience in a hospital

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN) or Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) or certification as a medical assistant or emergency medical technician
  • 1 year of experience in a healthcare facility
  • Knowledge of anesthesia and/or equipment

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Department-defined competencies within six months of employment
  • Knowledge of surgical supplies, anesthesia equipment, and environmental cleaning
  • Ability to work well with diverse team members
  • Must be able to prioritize and organize workload using critical thinking skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, show initiative and flexibility, and demonstrate team cohesiveness
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  2. Reads operating room schedule, anticipates needs, and sets up for respective case.
  3. Facilitates room turnover for cases to follow, including cleaning and preparation of room, equipment, and anesthesia components.
  4. Sets up, inventories, and restocks anesthesia and specialty carts to ensure all items are readily available.
  5. Inventories, orders, and maintains departmental supply stock consistent with departmental demand.
  6. Assists in lifting, turning, positioning, and preparing patients for surgical procedure, using proper body mechanics.
  7. Transports blood or specimens to laboratory.
  8. Escorts patients and families throughout hospital.
  9. Maintains hallways and equipment room by adhering to fire codes and keeping them orderly and free of obstruction.
  10. Maintains supplies in holding areas and keeps area free of clutter.
  11. Checks portable oxygen tanks daily and replaces if necessary.
  12. Achieves 75% attendance at staff meetings if applicable.
  13. Supports Joint Commission readiness.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Surgical Services

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

About Children'S Healthcare Of Atlanta

The center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research to improve the quality of care and develop better treatments for Georgia's pediatric population. The center's facilities include: A four-bed inpatient research unit A four-bed outpatient research unit A core research lab Research pharmacy services Led by Howard Katzenstein, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Research Center/Associate Professor of Pediatrics for the Emory School of Medicine and Christine Spainhour, R.N., R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Unit Manager, the Children's Pediatric Research Center strives to become a leading pediatric clinical research facility. The Children's Pediatric Research Center is a new clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The ACTSI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Emory University. To effectively translate scientific discoveries into the clinical setting, ACTSI was collaboratively developed through a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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