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St Anthony Regional Hospital Patient Support Staff - Surgery/Pain Clinic in Carroll, Iowa

Patient Support Staff - Surgery/Pain Clinic

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Posted Date:10/16/2020

Job Location:St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401Department:Surgery

Employment Type:Full-TimeJob Description

SUMMARY Assists in the care of pain patients. Assists in Pre-op COVID specimen collection.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists Pain nurse during pain procedures by preparing and opening supplies in a sterile manner for patient injections. Will assist as needed with Electroconvulsive (ECT) therapy. Assists patients with transportation, turning and ambulation.

Assists Pre-Op COVID nurse with collection of COVID swabs. May also collect swabs. Helps prepare and processes paperwork related to COVID testing.

Cleans and restocks the pain room after each patient.

Presents a professional departmental image by use of appropriate telephone and interpersonal skills with visitors, patients and providers.

Completes all other duties as assigned.

Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.

Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.

Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Policies on the Intranet.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.

SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School graduate or general education degree (GED).

Previous sterile technique preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers, patients, families and employees of the organization.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS/CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current BCLS certification required before starting employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood-borne pathogens. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.

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