Carondeletâ��s St. Josephâ��s Hospital (located at 350 N. Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85711) provides a full range of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. Established in 1961, St. Josephâ��s Hospital is a premiere medical campus serving Tucson and the Southwest. St. Josephâ��s is home to the Carondelet Neurological Institute and the Carondelet Joint Replacement Center. Here youâ��ll find one of the regionâ��s most comfortable labor and delivery units as well as high-quality care and customer service in programs such as cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, wound care, stroke, diabetes, emergency medicine and rehabilitation. The 486-bed facility is an accredited Chest Pain Center, has been recognized by the American Heart and Stroke Association with a Get with the Guidelines Award for stroke care, and has nationally-certified Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs.
Why Carondeletâ�¦ When you join Carondeletâ��s Community Built on Care, our family of nurses, doctors, staff and healthcare specialists are dedicated to providing expert, compassionate care for all the families of Southern Arizona and the surrounding communities. Weâ��ve been caring for you and your loved ones for more than 135 years â�� right here, in this great community of ours. So this is our home too. Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors of Southern Arizona is our passion, and weâ��re honored to have the opportunity to serve you. From emergency services and heart care to orthopedics, advanced stroke treatment and more, weâ��re focused on providing you with expert care combined with a healthy dose of attentiveness and kindness. Carondelet Health Network. A community built on care.
The Surgical Services Assistant II will function as support to licensed personnel in Surgical and anesthesia services. The Surgical Services Assistant II will perform environmental services, nutritional services and transportation duties in patient, public, and staff areas of the hospital in direct support of patient care. The Surgical Services Assistant will assist with maintaining and ordering unit based SPD and Dietary supplies. Works in a secure department with access to areas where medications are stored.
Clean Operating Rooms/patient rooms between procedures/visits.
Inventory and maintain supplies and forms within the specified unit par levels. Maintain cost effective utilization of supplies and equipment.
Demonstrate knowledge of location of equipment and positioning of devices in the surgical area.
Provide for the routine care of equipment assigned.
Change bulbs in lights used in the surgical area.
Maintain patient safety: O.R. bed locked, patient bed locked during transfer, bed rails up at all times, oxygen set-up on all post-op beds.
Assist with patient positioning and lifting.
Demonstrate knowledge of prep order. Prepare prep supplies and explain to patient.
Carry out basic prep: abdominal, chest, facial/neck, limb, perineal, side, and vaginal. Complete prep in a safe and timely manner.
Isolation: set-up and clean-up, receive and discharge patient.
Transport patients according to established safe procedures.
Transport patient charts, laboratory specimens, blood products and maintain accountability for these items. Complete transports in a timely manner.
Follow department policy for delivery of lab specimens, obtaining and returning blood products, and completing appropriate paperwork.
Clean assigned areas thoroughly, using the standard procedure. Consistently follow guidelines and standards when mixing and handling job related chemical solutions. Utilize Infection Control Standards and guidelines for all cleaning procedures. Follow all standard and isolation precautions.
Maintain and store clean equipment. Maintain par levels of paper products. Keep supplies and equipment rooms orderly.
Maintain Oxygen tanks near OR rooms.
Ensure no reuse (re-cleaning or resterilization) or reprocessing of any medical equipment/product/supply/device that is labeled single-use and/or disposable.
Works in a secure department with access to areas where medications are stored.
Level 2 â�� Proficient (in addition to above duties)
Demonstrate knowledge of hospital transport procedures and protocol.
Demonstrate ability to prioritize tasks according to urgency. Develop a routine that allows for maximum use of time. Exhibit ability to effectively multitask.
Participate in training new staff.
Troubleshoot errors and perform quality assurance checks.
Level 3 â�� Subject Matter Expert (in addition to above duties)
Assist in training new Surgical Services Assistants.
Assist the Department Manager/Director as requested in review and update of department functions and procedures.
Give input to Department Manager/Director concerning operational planning.
Participate in quality improvement measures and monitoring within the department.
Provide information to the Manager/Director as requested in review and update of department functions and procedure revisions.
Level 4 â�� Anesthesia Technician (non-certified) (in addition to above duties)
Replenish medications into various carts/boxes or kits for anesthesia use
Follow established policies and procedures relating to the ordering, receiving, and storage and replenishing of medications and IV Solutions
Ensure that an adequate stock of medications and supplies are available to anesthesia.
Complete occurrence reports and anesthesia preference cards.
Prepare specialty carts: code cart, intubation cart, emergency line cart, and medication night cart.
Organize workroom and follow equipment cleaning protocol.
Act as a resource to medical and O.R. staff.
Set-up and clean room and setup individualized trays.
Ensure proper maintenance of equipment resources.
Assist with operation of anesthesia machine, cardiac monitor, CO2 Analyzer/Gas Monitor, Hot Line, Pulse Oximetry, Rapid Infuser, Warming/Cooling Units, I-Stat, Hemochron, Accudata, Jet Vent, and ACT Machine.
Follow procedures for cleanup of anesthesia.
Washes and sterilizes reusable equipment and reports malfunctioning equipment to the appropriate personnel.
EDUCATION Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.)
CERTIFICATION Required: CPR Certification
WORK EXPERIENCE Required: Knowledge of hospital environment desired. Previous hospital and/or health care related surgical assistant experience.
Skills Required: Must possess effective interpersonal skills.
Knowledge Required: Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions
Other Required: Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays and/or weekends. Must be able to perform all duties, including lifting and transferring, using proper body mechanics.
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105010825
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.