Category: Nursing Assistant
Job Type: Part-Time
Posted Date: Nov. 16, 2020
Work Shift: 12 hrs each Satury and Sunday (6:30am-7:00pm)
Work Week: Weekend only, Saturday and Sunday
The Perioperative Nursing Assistant II applies proficient knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to communicate appropriately and perform delegated patient care assistant 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. Orients and trains new PNA’s and demonstrates ability to troubleshoot problems and prioritize multiple requests for assistance. 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 work experience.
12 months related (PNA, PCA, Transporter, EVS) experience in a relevant healthcare setting is required of which at least 6 months were in a PNA role or completion of Perioperative Nursing Assistant course may be considered in lieu of PNA specific experience.
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 room/ procedure room. 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.
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Houston Methodist The Woodlands opened on June 26, 2017 as the eighth hospital in the Houston Methodist system. This new 187-bed, 470,000-square-foot, full-service, acute care hospital offers many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Also on the $380 million hospital campus, located at the intersection of I-45 and TX 242, is a medical office building, which opened in March 2016. Medical Office Building 1 includes a breast care center, cancer center & infusion center, orthopedics & sports medicine, rehabilitation services, wellness services, and an outpatient laboratory in addition to multi-specialty physician practices. A second medical office building and 785-car parking garage opened in 2018.
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