Service Assistant I - PACU

Job Requisition #: JR58087

End Date: 11/29/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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**Please apply only if interested in working the evening shift**


To transport patients to and from PACU.  Provides equipment to support patient transport requirements.  Maintain a clean and sanitary environment for patients, staff, and visitors at Christiana Care. Ensure supplies are adequately stocked on the unit.


Transports patients via stretcher, wheelchair, beds, and specialized vehicles as directed by peri anesthesia charge nurses and leaders

Maintains all patient and ancillary areas of the peri anesthesia areas in a clean and sanitary condition.

Maintains all carts/equipment in a clean, orderly, and safe condition.  Carts/equipment is not to be left unattended. Remove ALL empty boxes from carts/closets/floors all areas.

Maintains a clean/orderly appearance in all Environmental Services closets.

Maintains supplies in bedside drawers, cabinets, and airway/isolation boxes in PACU.

Maintains paper and soap/hand gel supplies in all areas of the Christiana PACU.

Cleans/disinfects all precaution rooms in accordance with infection control policies/procedures.

Answers Environmental Services texts/calls when assigned in a timely manner. Turn phones on and open Vocera app immediately when clocked in for your shift and log into each app on the phone to be prepared to work.

Attends regularly scheduled in-service training programs given by the department.

Reports any maintenance problems or damages to Supervisor/Manager.

Maintains a helpful, productive attitude throughout the workday.

Picks up trash and soiled linen in PACU.

Cleans/disinfects empty rooms in a timely manner for the next patient by rounding the cores.

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.  Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

Performs other related duties as required.


Two years of customer service.

High School Diploma preferred


Ability to access emails on computer, intermittent organizational communication.


Knowledge of hospital/ED departmental locations.

Knowledge of basic body mechanics.

Knowledge of basic computer skills (email, web education, timekeeping application)

Ability to learn departmental policies/procedures.

Ability to read and write at a high school level.

Ability to use Smart Phones for job assignments.

Ability to maintain good public relations.

Ability to maintain a high degree of personal hygiene.

Ability to maintain a courteous, service oriented helpful attitude throughout the workday.

Ability to be sensitive to the needs of others.

Ability to transport patients on transport vehicles with equipment accessories effectively and safely.

Ability to maintain confidentiality, especially regarding patients.

Ability to exercise judgment and professionalism.

Ability to perform CPR.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions and to communicate orally.


Continuous: standing or walking; pushing and/or pulling, repetitive motion of fingers, hands, wrists, and/or elbows - often involving considerable weight.

Intermittent: bending &/or crouching; lifting and/or lowering - occasionally involving considerable weight. Prolonged standing, walking, and lifting as required.

Must pass back evaluation examination.


Potential exposure to infectious disease unless special precautions are followed.

Safety Glasses must be worn at all times.

Frequent:  Handwashing.

Intermittent exposure of skin to dilute cleaning agents.

Potential exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and infectious diseases.

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.


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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