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Patient Care Support
Full Time
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Job #
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • This multi-skilled position is responsible for supporting the perioperative team in providing high-quality patient care and physician service. Duties include transporting of patients and equipment, cleaning of operating rooms and ancillary areas, checking and restocking of supplies.
  • Reports to
    • RN Supervisor
  • Supervises
    • None
  • Ages of Patients
    • Pediatrics
    • Adolescents
    • Adults
    • Geriatrics
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High risk
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Preferred: Medical Terminology
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: American Heart Association BLS
      • Preferred: CNA
    • Experience
      • Required: One (1) year of experience in the healthcare setting.
      • Preferred: One (1) year of experience in a perioperative environment. 
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Transports patients, supplies, specimens, blood and equipment as requested.
    • Assists in pre-op patient readiness to include but not limited to patient prep and clip.
    • Assists in lifting and/or transferring patients from stretcher/bed to OR table and vice versa.
    • Assists in holding patient extremities for surgical preparations as directed with annual competency.
    • Ensures positioning devices are available in the appropriate rooms for cases.
    • Completes errands and relays messages as directed.
    • Properly handles surgical specimens as directed.
    • Performs turnover duties between cases in collaboration with the housekeeper to include cleaning medical equipment following manufacturer IFU.
    • Assists nursing team by opening sterile supplies with annual competency.
    • Demonstrates proper aseptic technique.
    • Ensures appropriate equipment is placed in rooms in preparation for surgical cases.
    • Checks case carts for completeness. Obtains necessary equipment, sterile supplies, and positioning aids for scheduled cases.
    • Assists with inventory counts and supply outdates.
    • Checks, cleans, and restocks assigned service line storage areas.
    • Participates in hospital safety programs.
    • Supports and enforces infection control policies and procedures.
    • Maintains patient and medical staff confidentiality, HIPAA compliance.
    • Restocks warmers, rotates fluids and checks expiration dates.
    • Assists with restocking unused supplies in the OR core and returns items to the electronic supply management system, ensuring patient account is credited.
    • Contributes to maximum efficiency of the surgical schedule by facilitating on-time case starts and efficient, timely turnovers.
    • Properly handles and disposes of sharps, biohazardous waste, regular trash and contaminated linens.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.