• Surgical Assist, Surgery, Full Time, 10 Hour

    Requisition ID
    2018-10963
    Category
    Nursing Support
    Facility
    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    10/9/2018
  • Overview

    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California, providing the central valley with the highest level of care. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 58,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state! We have an 84-bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.

    Employee Benefits

    We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.

    Please apply today to be considered for this challenging and dynamic position!

    Responsibilities

    SURGICAL ASSISTANT
    In this role you will prepare and maintain supplies and orderliness of work area to provide smooth work flow in operating room suite. Maintain an emergency backup cart, backup supplies in the core, and other storage areas, and return any unnecessary supplies to SPD. Assist in maintaining the organization of storage areas containing sterile and non-sterile equipment and supplies. You will be expected to provide safe transportation to and from the operating room, maintain a clean environment, equipment and specialty carts in the surgical area, and assist in room turnover, and prepares for following cases. You’ll need to assist in lifting/transferring patients from stretcher or bed to operating room table, and monitor and document refrigerator temperatures and adjustments. Your other tasks will include; holding patients in position for spinal/epidural if anesthesia technical support is not available. Clip patient as ordered by physician. Hold camera or extremity in assistance to physician. Provide ancillary support to anesthesia provider if anesthesia support is not available. Transport specimens, obtains blood and blood products. Occasionally you will perform functions as a unit secretary in surgical services and performs the following functions: answers telephones, takes scheduling information and updates the schedule as directed and needed by the charge nurse.

    Qualifications

    Minimum requirements include

    • High School Diploma/ GED
    • Current BLS certification

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