Evergreen Healthcare Surgical Services Assistant -PACU -ESC in United States

Job Summary: Responsible for assisting the Admissions RN in various duties to ensure smooth patient flow in the Admissions area.? Performs tasks involving direct and indirect patient care, treatment, transportation, and various clerical tasks under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. PACU 1.Performs patient care procedures in compliance with Evergreen Surgical Center policies, protocols and procedures. 2.Assists with the maintenance, admission, discharge, and/or transfer of patients. 3.Communicates with families or escorts in the waiting room on the progress of patient's recovery. 4.Prepares paperwork and provides other clerical support. 5.Accountable for following the guidelines for attendance, punctuality and overall dependability. Accountable for effective performance and follow-through of all assigned responsibilities and for completing responsibilities within designated (or agreed upon) timeframes. Completes responsibilities in a manner consistent with organizational policy, goals and values. 6.Responsible for the "Accountabilities" associated with this position in support of the organization. 7.Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications License, Certification, Education or Experience: REQUIRED for the position: •High school diploma or equivalent •Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant or willing to become certified within six months of employment. •Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire •Must have oral and written language skills, visual and listening skills in order to communicate, ensure and delivery of safe patient care and to provide. •Must have necessary knowledge and training to care for the specific age group under his or her care. •Must be able to perform tasks that include age specific growth and development needs. •Must have the ability to be self-directed within his/her scope of practice. •Must be able to lift, turn, transfer, and position patients and move/lift heavy equipment/supplies. DESIRED for the position: •6 months of previous experience in Surgical Services