Job Ref: 26269
Talent Area: Nursing Asst. / Medical Asst.
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Area/Department: OR Services
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: DAYWork Week
Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.
The Perioperative Nursing Assistant I applies basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate appropriately and carry out delegated patient care tasks under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Assists with the physical preparation of the patient and physical environment prior to a surgical procedure being performed. Practices Relationship Centered care in concert with the values of The Methodist Hospital System.
PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
Varies-Patient age group defined by each clinical area
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma/GED or its equivalent in experience.
Previous experience in a healthcare role such as PCA, Transporter, EVS Tech or basic Perioperative Nursing Assistant course is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
American Heart Association BLS required.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be able to write and speak effectively in English
See attached Activity Checklist.
Will work in an operating/procedure room environment. May include exposure to hazardous chemicals and blood borne pathogens; Significant potential for exposure to latex. Adherence to universal precautions is required.
Extended periods of standing and walking are required. Able to flex hours and work days to meet needs related to acuity, volume changes and/or problems.
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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