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Perioperative Support Assistant- PRN- Days

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description


Job Summary:
A specifically trained individual who performs a wide range of support function that include cleaning the operating rooms to meet turnover of cases times, assist with patient positioning  extremity holding. This position requires assistance with lifting and moving of heavy patients and equipment.  This position requires critical thinking skills, independent, self motivated and assertive to perform duties with out direct supervision, with exceptional organizational and communication skills.

High School Graduate or quivalent

Prior Health Care Experience

Good reading/writing skills.  

Patient care or other Health Care Experience

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: BLS required within 30 days of hire


Department Position Summary:
A  Perioperative Support Assistant is a specifically trained employee who performs a wide range of support functions. Transports all patients to designated area, transports blood products, assist in setting up special tables and frames used for surgical procedures. Supports moving the patient from the stretcher to the table. Hold extremities for prepping prior to surgical procedure. Cleans and turns over ORs between each surgical case. Stock supplies needed, cleaning all shelving and carts.  Communicate with in room staff on a regular basis to see if they need assistance.  Keeps assigned work area in JCAHO readiness at all times.

Job Details

Date Posted September 10, 2017
Date Closes December 9, 2017
Requisition 20264
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00