at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
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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!
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.
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
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
Evening Shift 3:00pm-11:30pm shift and weekend and holiday rotation
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or equivalent.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Able to work flexible hours for training and support of the needs of the unit.
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.
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.