Patient Care Associate

Location
UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Location and Address
Location Address: 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Department
Operating Room-Main Campus
Schedule Per Diem (position has no committed hours and is not benefit eligible) / Regular
Standard Hours
0
Shift
Variable (United States of America)
Primary Shift
Other
Weekend Needs
None
Salary Range
Min/Hour $16.30 Mid/Hour $20.21 Max/Hour $24.11
Recruiter
Kelly Shea
Job Requisition ID
R0044417

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Patient Care Associate functions within the policies and procedures of UVMMC and PeriOperative Services. This position encompasses both the clinical and technical activities of assisting with patient care, before, during and after surgical procedures to include patient positioning, patient transport, OR equipment preparation and maintenance, inventory control, anesthesia support during intubation, pathological and laboratory specimen handling and participation in quality control initiatives. The Patient Care Associate will work closely with OR RNs, OR Technicians, Surgeons, Anesthesia Providers, Pharmacy, Operating Room Staff and Biomedical Engineering. He/she helps maintain a safe and clean physical work environment. The Patient Care Associate works under the direction and supervision of OR Leadership.

EDUCATION:

High School diploma or GED.This position requires verification of your High School Diploma. Please be prepared to provide a copy should you be invited for an interview.

EXPERIENCE:

Previous patient care experience. Knowledge of medical terminology helpful.