Procedure Area Tech - Evening (Environmental -Cleaning the Operating Rooms)

Job Requisition #: JR70514

End Date: 2/29/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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Are you interested in driving healthcare forward? Some of the best hospital care available in the United States is right here in Delaware!

ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet® recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!

Highlights

  • Three-time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)

  • Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off

  • Excellent benefits package; medical/dental/vision are all immediately available upon the first day of orientation.

  • 403(b) and an additional program to support retirement planning

  • Promote & Recognize professional development

The Procedure Area Tech provides specific patient care and environmental cleaning in the operating rooms before and after surgical procedures to facilitate safe patient outcomes under the direction of a registered nurse.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs patient care duties that contribute to the efficient, safe operations of the unit which may include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting patient care team in the transfer of patient to and from bed/stretcher
  • Assisting patient care team in positioning patient on Procedure Area table or holding patient extremity for skin prep
  • Transporting of the patient to and from Procedure Area or department
  • Making bed/stretcher

Provides necessary equipment/supplies for the patient care team which may include but not limited to:     

  • Restocking specialty carts with supplies
  • Maintaining par level of supplies
  • During Procedure Area room set, provides appropriate equipment/tables needed in the room
  • Obtaining case cart or instrument sets needed for the procedure

Performs between case cleaning procedures which may include but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning entire Procedure Area room
  • Cleaning specialty equipment/instrumentation/ carts.
  • Returning used soft goods and instrument sets appropriately
  • Appropriately handling contaminated instrument trays, carts, specimens, and body fluids.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoots minor equipment problems and initiates service calls for broken equipment as needed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities to safely provide age-appropriate care to the patients served, under the direction of the RN.
  • Responds to crisis situations and performs essential tasks under the direction of the RN.
  • Practices professional telephone etiquette
  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates proficiency in required computer programs

SCHEDULE:

  • Evening Shift 11:00am-7:30pm shift and weekend and holiday rotation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Computer skills
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • BLS required
  • Able to work flexible hours for training and support of the needs of the unit.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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