Yale New Haven Health System

UNIT SUPPORT

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
61941
Department
LABOR & DELIVERY
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Work Schedule
AS NEEDED
Work Days
AS NEEDED
Work Hours
ALL SHIFTS
Work Shift
OR CLEANING/LABOR ROOMS
Requisition ID
2017-15487

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Assists in performing various patient care activities and related functions in the operating room under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Essential duties and duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Responsible for transporting and positioning of patients.
    • 1.1 Transports patients to and from the Operating Room in a timely manner as observed by supervisor.
  • 2. Performs similar or related duties as required or directed.
    • 2.1 Cleans shelves weekly according to established department procedures.
  • 3. Performs daily cycle cleaning duties in the operating room suites to provide an aseptic area in which surgical procedures can be performed.
    • 3.1 Correctly follows housekeeping procedures for sanitizing and disinfecting the operating room suites.
  • 4. Performs similar or related duties as required or directed.
    • 4.1 Participates in orientation of new personnel as observed by supervisor.
  • 5. Completes non-therapeutic functions under the direction of MD, PA, APRN or RN.
    • 5.1 Remove medication(s) from the pneumatic tube system sent from the Pharmacy or Hospital Supply to the unit/patient care area.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

High school diploma or equivalent.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

One year experience, preferably in a hospital setting.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Good interpersonal skills, Must have command of English language (both reading and writing).

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. They are frequently required to reach with hands and arms. They are occasionally required to sit. They must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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