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Heywood Hospital Clinical Care Technician, Surgical Day Care, Per Diem, Day/Evening Shift in Gardner, Massachusetts

JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the charge nurse will be responsible for helping surgeons in ENDO and cleaning of rooms and scopes. Under the direction of the charge nurse will be responsible for taking vital signs, transporting patients and preparing IV’s, stretchers and stock rooms JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education * High school diploma or equivalent required.CPR certification required. Minimum Work Experience * Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant or Critical Care Tech (CCT) experience required.Relevant education (such as CNA course or current enrollment in a nursing school) may qualify in lieu of experience. Required Skills * Positive attitude, flexibility and self-direction are a must. FUNCTIONAL DEMANDS Physical Requirements Exerts 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Frequently kneels (bending the legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees), reaches (extending hands and arms in any direction), and feels (perceiving attributes of items as size, shape, temperature, or texture by means of fingertips). Occasionally crouches (bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine), and stoops (bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist). ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS Behavioral Attributes The following behavioral attributes are required: achievement motivation, flexibility, concern for order, initiative, self-confidence, self control, customer service orientation, interpersonal effectiveness, teamwork and information seeking. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Works together with departmental and healthcare teams to complete assignments. * Maintains a clean and comfortable environment for patients and visitors. * Removes or arranges for removal of safety hazards from environment immediately to prevent potential safety hazards from occurring. * Prioritizes and reprioritizes work based on the changing needs of the customers. * Maintains established par levels of all medical supplies so that physicians and nursing staff have access to adequate supplies and materials. * Orders all medical supplies for the clinical department, as well as, restocks shelves and files for physicians and nurses. * Assists physicians with treatments and procedures as requested. * Assists in the admission and discharge of patients to expedite care. * Assists in the collection of routine specimens. * Assists with the transfer of patients to and from other departments utilizing appropriate technique (i.e. body mechanics, transfer mattress). * Assists the secretaries by answering phones, scheduling patients and filing, as requested. * Observes reports and records non-invasive vital signs and intake and output as directed by the registered nurse and in accordance with Patient Care Service’s Standards. * Performs a variety of complex patient treatments and procedures according to standard policies and procedures. * Physically prepares patients for and assists care providers with examinations and therapeutic procedures. * Assists with pre and post- operative patient admission to the Surgical Day Care Unit. * Performs pre-operative checklist verification. Statement of Other Duties This document describes the major duties and responsibilities for this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described. Job Title: Clinical Care Technician, Surgical Day Care, Per Diem, Day/Evening Shift Location: Gardner, Massachusetts Posted Date: 04/21/2021