Unit Assistant/EVS Housekeeping Surgery

Job Number
206499
Banner Desert & Cardon Children's Medical Center
Shift
Evening
Department
Banner Desert Medical Center - Surg-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1400 South Dobson Rd
City & State
US-AZ-Mesa
Posting Category
Surgery Services

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Banner Desert is looking for a full time evening shift Unit Assistant

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning and turning over operating rooms between surgeries and to restock supplies, linen and fluids.
  • Depending on the shift worked, responsibilities could include terminally cleaning the operating room.
  • Also responsible for miscellaneous tasks such as transporting lab specimens, equipment and records.
  • Transportation of patients and supplies may also be required

 

Banner Desert Medical Center/ Cardon Children’s Medical Center Surgery Department has 25 Operating Rooms which includes 6 dedicated pediatric rooms; 1 cysto room, 4 minimally invasive; 2 robotic, 3 cardiovascular and 2 total joint rooms. BDMC/CCMC offers a full range of surgical specialties in both the adult and pediatric population: Cardiovascular, Urology, Orthopedic, General, Gynecology, Neurology, ENT, Plastic and Robotic. We are a fast paced OR, performing high acuity cases. In 2015, BDMC/CCMC performed over 21,000 surgeries. Preparation for Level I Trauma. 

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About Banner Desert Medical Center
Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System.

About Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center
If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for collection, inventory, cleaning and distribution of medical supplies and patient care equipment for the unit. This position is also responsible for miscellaneous tasks such as transporting patients and supplies, and may include transporting health records, lab specimens and equipment to other areas. This position may provide basic, hands-on, patient care as requested by supervisor.

 

Essential Functions

  • Inventories, orders, replenishes, and disperses supplies within the department, ensuring all areas and carts are appropriately stocked and the supplies are readily accessible to the clinical staff. Assists with transportation, delivery, and pick-up of supplies, health records, lab specimens, and/or equipment. Rotates and inventories stock to ensure sterile packaging integrity and current expiration dates. Monitors utilization and recommends changes as appropriate. Maintains quality records of various department equipment, supplies, storage areas, etc.

 

  • Maintains unit equipment, instruments and trays in accordance with department policy. Cleans, sorts, assembles equipment, instruments and/or trays according to standard set-up and replaces in designated areas, ensuring they are readily accessible. Responsible for finding and bringing equipment or instruments for procedures, under the direction of the clinical staff. May check instruments and equipment, as assigned, to see if they need repair and liaison with technology management.

 

  • Maintains clean and safe work environment and discards soiled linen and trash. Completes room set-up which may include comprehensive cleaning, bed turnover and preparation of special procedure carts. Remove debris from floors, walls, equipment and other surfaces using disinfectant, damp mops etc.

 

  • Provides basic, hands-on, patient care as requested by supervisor, including but not limited to patient transport and ambulation.

 

  • May provide general support to the department, including performing administrative tasks and greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel. May provide back-up support for Monitor Techs in designated departments this will require additional specialized training provided by the department.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

BLS certification required.

Requires skills and abilities typically attained with 6 months of healthcare experience. Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology is required. Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Unit Assistant in the specialty area.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of patient related supplies, materials, equipment and aseptic techniques are preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.