Providence Surgery Transporter in Burbank, California
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Providence is calling a Surgery Transporter (Full-Time/Variable Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
We are seeking a Surgery Transporter who will prepare operating room/procedure rooms for surgery/procedures as directed, using appropriate techniques. Provide technical services and assist in procedures as directed. Transport patients and supplies. Participate in the daily activities of the department as an active team member. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participates in related continuing education.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policie
Assist the department team before, during, and after procedure
Maintain aseptic techniques. When questionable aseptic techniques are noted, report this to the RN
Able to scrub in and hold retractors or limbs
Open supplies and sets up for procedures
Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies
Assist with specimens collection. Transport specimens and blood products, and delivers items to appropriate destinations
Provides comfort and support for patients by demonstrating sensitivity to patient's care and privacy
Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks room supplies
Transport patients to morgue according to hospital policy. Transports patients to and from clinical, ancillary, and support department areas as directed by the circulator and/or charge nurse. Assists with transfers to/from stretcher, table, litho gantry, etc. in a manner protecting patient, staff, and self
Enhance personal growth and development through participation in educational programs, in service meetings, and staff meetings
Participate in unit/hospital quality improvement activities
Attend meetings as required
Required qualifications for this position include:
Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement
BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association required within 30 days of hire. NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross, this will be accepted until expiration. At that time, renewal must be sponsored by the American Heart Association
Sufficient related experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.
Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Surgical Techs
Req ID: 289685