Perioperative Nursing Asst

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Overview

At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The Perioperative Nursing Assistant (PNA) is a support care provider who functions under the direction of the clinical nurse (Registered Professional Nurse). The PNA primary focus will be to promote a positive patient surgical experience by partnering with the surgical team to provide excellence in customer service within the surgical environment with age appropriate responsibilities. The PNA may aid in the preoperative holding area and with anesthesia personnel. The Perioperative Nursing Assistant practices aseptic technique in the performance of certain core job functions. The Perioperative Nursing Assistant assumes the responsibility for professional growth and self-development. The Perioperative Nursing Assistant can perform core job functions as identified in the skills checklist with minimal supervision. The PNA must be able to work in a fast-paced environment which requires multi-tasking activities and ongoing communication the surgical team. Must be able to perform under stressful conditions with a compassionate, respectful and helpful manner. Must be able to take direction from a variety of care providers. Must be organized with excellent communication skills

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education

  • The Perioperative Nursing Assistant is a high school graduate or equivalent

Required Minimum Experience

  • BLS (Basic Life Support)

Preferred Minimum Experience

  • Preferred six months’ experience in procedural area or environmental services

Required Minimum Skills

  • The Perioperative Nursing Assistant can work collaboratively with the perioperative team and to function independently under the direction of the charge nurse

  • The Perioperative Nursing Assistant must perform multiple tasks in an organized and timely manner and must be self-motivated

  • The Perioperative Nursing Assistant must be able to effectively communicate and understand verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

DepartmentGeneral Surgery

FacilityWellStar Cobb Hospital

CategoryNursing Support

CityAustell

ShiftDays

StateGeorgia




17 December 2019
Location: United States Georgia Austell
Salary: Highly Competitive USD per year
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing Assistant
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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