Perioperative Patient Care Assisstant, Observation Care, Per Diem, Variable (8hrs)

Location: 
Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach
Schedule: 
Per Diem
Shift: 
Variable
Job Listing: 
MIL001678
Surgical Technician, Clinical

At MemorialCare, we believe in providing extraordinary health care to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. MemorialCare stands for excellence in Health Care. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork. MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center is a major regional provider of medical and surgical services. A Magnet�-designated teaching hospital, MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center has 420 beds. We consistently achieve national accolades for our quality care, including ranking as one of �America�s Best Hospitals� for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report magazine. Our unique environment allows for a range of medical services, from childhood to adulthood, to be structured under one roof. With our technology, our vision, and especially our talented professionals, we ensure our patients receive the best possible care.

Position Summary: The Perioperative Patient Care Assistant Per Diem performs basic patient care tasks as a cooperative member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, in the Observation Care  nursing unit at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. He/she reports at all times to a supervising nurse. This position also indirectly supports patient care by providing clerical support to the unit as assigned. The Perioperative Patient Care Assistant PD facilitates a safe, clean working environment for all patients, visitors, and staff.

Qualifications: 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prior work experience in an acute hospital setting is preferred.

  • Must have basic knowledge of standard perioperative care procedures.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology is recommended.

  • A current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR & AED) certification is required.

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