Procedure Area Tech II (Wilmington OR))

Job Requisition #: JR59586

End Date: 12/31/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing, Support Services/Maintenance, Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Provides specific patient care during procedures  to facilitate safe patient outcomes under the direction of a registered nurse
  • Performs both tech and instrument processing  duties to enhance the functioning of the department,

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs patient care  duties that contribute to the efficient, safe operations of the unit which may include but are not limited to:
  • Performing appropriate skin prep procedures adhering to Procedure Area  policy/procedure
  • 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
  • Obtains case cart or instrument sets needed for procedure
  • Performs between case cleaning procedures which may include but 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.
  • 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
  • Effectively communicates with patients, families, visitors, employees, and physicians, utilizing courteous written and verbal communication.
  • Performs instrument/scope processing including:
  • Appropriate decontamination of used instruments/scopes according to manufacturer's instructions for use (IFU).
  • Appropriate inspection and packaging of instruments/scopes according to manufacturer's instructions for use (IFU).
  • Appropriate sterilization and/or high level disinfection (HLD) of instruments/scopes according to manufacturer's instructions for use (IFU).
  • Appropriate storage and handling of sterile or HLD items.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to the appropriate personnel, in a timely fashion, any unsafe activities, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employee, patients, and visitors
  • Performs other related duties as required.        

SCHEDULE/HOURS:

  • Full-time - Day shift (start time's -6am - 9am)
  • Every other weekend during day shift (Sat. & Sun rotation)
  • Working at Wilmingto Operating Room
  • 8 hour shift

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Computer skills
  • Completion of SPD or scope processing training preferred
  • Certification as SPD Technician within 12 months of hire or Endoscope Processing Certification within 6 months of Certification availability.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • BLS required

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:   

  • Able to work flexible hours for training and support of the needs of the unit.
  • Strong clerical/administrative skills - will be assisting the charge nurse on the weekends.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, lift, push, pull, carry, reach, twist, handle, stoop, climb, as per unit based Physical Demands checklist.
  • Frequent transport of stretchers, beds, wheelchairs

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.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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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.

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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.

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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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