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PERIOPERATIVE ASSISTANT UHNBC (CASUAL)
Location:Prince George
Facility:UNIV. HOSPITAL OF N. BC
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Competition #:05499653
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:UNIV. HOSPITAL OF N. BC
Department:UHN OR SUPPORT
Reports To:PERIOPERATIVE PATHWAY LEAD
Hourly Wage:$25.83
Close Date:MAY 10, 2021*
Comments:Must have current registration with the BC Care Aide Registry

Position Summary

Reporting to the Perioperative Lead and under the direction of Perioperative Support Staff Lead Hand, works as a member of an integrated team to support nursing / technical staff within the Operating Room / OR environment. Provides appropriate basic nursing care and support to patients including assisting in preparing patients for surgical procedures, assisting nursing and technical staff by supporting positioning of patients as required; assisting the patient care team with mobilization, lifting and transferring of patients on/off beds, stretchers and wheelchairs utilizing prescribed safe techniques and lifting practices; ensuring overall equipment and supplies for the operating rooms are available; assisting with the changeover of the operating room (s) between operative procedures.
Transports/escorts patients to/from required areas using stretchers and wheelchairs, ensures general equipment and supplies for operating rooms are available, cleans the equipment and supply areas; maintains supplies for the operating room carts and storage areas. Distributes materials, equipment and linen related to the operating rooms as required.
 
Qualifications

Grade 10 plus graduation from a recognized Nursing Assistant Program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Ability to organize work.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT