Patient Care Assistant (PtCA) Surgical Service - Main OR (Full Time/Days)

Patient Care Assistant (PtCA) Surgical Service - Main OR (Full Time/Days)

Lancaster General Health | Lancaster, PA, 17602, US
Job Type: Full Time

Posted 3 days ago

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Description

Summary
Full Time Day shift 8:30am - 5pm or 7am - 3:30pm, Weekly 3rd shift On-Call, 30min response time for On-Call, 1 Summer & 1 Winter Holiday, Occasional weekends (work and On-Call) usually 1-2 shifts per 8 week schedule, Occasional off shifts (will need to cover the 3p -11p or 11am - 7:30pm shift when needed to cover vacation or time off requests and/or call offs)

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assists with the delivery of patient care in accordance with established methods and procedures, under the supervision and guidance of the RN. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: neonatal (birth to stabilization), pediatric (infant to 12 years), adolescent (13 to 17 years), adult (18 to 64 years), and geriatric (over 64 years).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
  • Prepare the correct surgical bed with linens, retrieve equipment, assist with opening sterile supplies, and check surgical lights and replace bulbs as needed.
  • Assist with prep & patient positioning using proper body mechanics.
  • Assist with the placement and hook-up of OR equipment.
  • Assist scrub team with sterile supplies (Tying the backs of the scrub gowns, etc.).
  • Ensure appropriate equipment is obtained prior to and during procedures.
  • Transport specimens as requested and ensures bed/stretcher is ready for patient at the end of surgery.
  • Assist with lifting or transferring patient from the OR bed to stretcher for transport.
  • Clean all flat surfaces and changes out used anesthesia circuit and suction tubing.
  • Mop floors, removes and delivers trash to appropriate area.
  • Remove surgical equipment and return to appropriate storage.
  • Transport patients, if needed.
  • Re-stock Operating Rooms, return equipment and supplies to the appropriate areas and report the status of the Operating Rooms to the next shift.
  • Routinely performs necessary housekeeping independently within assigned area of department.
  • Observe and report unusual situations, reactions, effects, or conditions to responsible person.
  • Report and tag equipment that is out of order.
  • Understand and follow universal protocol and the parameters of the sterile field and traffic flow for the Operating Room.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • HS diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • CPR Certification.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

One (1) year of experience as a hospital patient care assistant.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

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Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:
  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH , and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 11/21/2022