Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant II Periop - Main OR(Weekend Days) Full-Time in HOUSTON, Texas

Patient Care Assistant II Periop - Main OR(Weekend Days) Full-Time

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a

world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962

by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in

Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The

first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for

Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the

award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding

community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult

and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital

holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and

affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and

Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary

Responsible

for opening sterile supplies, assisting with patient positioning, coordinating

and assisting with the set up and cleanup of the operating rooms as well as assisting

team members in the delivery of patients to and from the operating room,

Intensive Care Units, PACU, and other areas.

Qualifications

Education:

High

School Diploma/GED

CPR certified

Based on location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS

Minimum Experience:

One

(1) year of experience

Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:

Ability

to understand and develop processes that assist and aid the surgical team

Good knowledge of operating room etiquette/processes/medical terminology

Demonstrate competency in the opening and storing of sterile surgical

supplies/sterile field

PositionResponsibilities:

1.

Reviews

the OR schedule daily, tracking and monitoring the necessary pick-up and

delivery of patients to and from the operating rooms as needed to ensure timely

surgical starts

2.

Opens

and Assists the team with supplies, instrument sets, suture selection and

meeting benchmark turnovers

3.

Assists

the surgical suite in patient positioning, surgical preps, clipping and aids in

the retrieving of x-rays, equipment set up and tracking and removing

instruments to and from the operating room suites

4.

Rounds

within their assigned surgical rooms to ensure that all turnovers are met and

Supports the necessary patient movement and flow

5.

Assists

Registered Nurses, Surgical Scrubs and the Surgeons while preventing the

disruption of the surgical case by retrieving supplies, relaying messages and

managing the ancillary support of the surgical team

6.

Anticipates

the needs of the surgical team members and Provides the necessary support and

knowledge of surgical supplies, instruments and sutures

7.

Sets

up and tears down laparoscopic equipment, ensuring that printers, cameras and

tubing is properly processed and arranged

8.

Ensures

that used surgical instruments are cleaned, replaced and properly returned to

the decontamination department within SPD

9.

Assists

in the pre-operative patient preparation once the patient has arrived in the

operating room/includes placing grounding pad on patient and ensuring that the

device is properly connected

10.

Obtains

the necessary skin preparation solutions and Prepares the prep stand as needed

Job Nursing Support

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0112574