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Procedural Assistant at Yale New Haven Health in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs selected patient care duties and may assist other care providers under the direction of an R.N.. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities


  • 1. Maintains unit environment. Understands difference between sterile/aseptic environment and unsterile environment. Identifies distinct processes for cleaning of OR Rooms.

    • 1.1 Reports repair needs to appropriate person and follows through to ensure repairs are completed as observed by supervisor and as indicated by feedback from staff.

  • 2. Demonstrates skill in observing and communicating patient needs.

    • 2.1 Assists RN in designated activities 90-95% of the time as observed by supervisor.

  • 3. Performs other related duties as needed and/or directed.

    • 3.1 Transports patients/supplies as required for patient care following established hospital procedures as observed by supervisor and as indicated by feedback from staff.

  • 4. Demonstrates accountability and responsibility in daily performance of role.

    • 4.1 Relocates and rotates to meet patient care needs 100% of the time as observed by supervisor.

  • 5. Completes non-therapeutic funcitions under the direction of MD, PA, or RN.

    • 5.1 Remove medication(s) from the pneumatic tube system sent from the Pharmacy or Hospital Supply to the unit/patient care area.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Past experience with Infection Control, disinfection and working in a OR setting a plus.

SPECIAL SKILLS

Good interpersonal skills, Must have command of English language both reading and writing, Successful completion of orientation.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; bend and or kneel; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. They are frequently required to reach with hands and arms. They are occasionally required to sit. Required to perform tasks involving heavy lifting, pulling and or pushing up to and possibly exceeding 50 or more pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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