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Banner Health Unit Aide in Glendale, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Mesa, Arizona

Department Name:

Banner Staffing Services-AZ

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

If you like Trauma and Operating Room engagement. This is the job for you! This is an exciting position that will fill your passion for health care.

The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. The future of health care starts here. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today.

As a Operating Room Unit Aide for the surgical team at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center - Glendale, you will help impact patient care directly by providing a clean and risk free surgical environment. You will clean the operating rooms after each surgery, stock the OR's with supplies, and other operational tasks as needed. You will have the opportunity to work in a level one trauma facility with varying types of surgical services in a positive team environment that promotes growth and learning.

Active Basic Life Support Certification is required.

These are full time, morning shift: Monday-Friday 6:30am-3pm.

There will be a weekend rotation to cover for vacations on the team and a required holiday rotation. No call required in this position.

Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.

This position is responsible for collection, inventory, cleaning and distribution of medical supplies and patient care equipment for the unit. This position is also responsible for miscellaneous tasks such as transporting patients and supplies, and may include transporting health records, lab specimens and equipment to other areas. This position may provide basic, hands-on, patient care as requested by supervisor.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Inventories, orders, replenishes, and disperses supplies within the department, ensuring all areas and carts are appropriately stocked and the supplies are readily accessible to the clinical staff. Assists with transportation, delivery, and pick-up of supplies, health records, lab specimens, and/or equipment. Rotates and inventories stock to ensure sterile packaging integrity and current expiration dates. Monitors utilization and recommends changes as appropriate. Maintains quality records of various department equipment, supplies, storage areas, etc.

  2. Maintains unit equipment, instruments and trays in accordance with department policy. Cleans, sorts, assembles equipment, instruments and/or trays according to standard set-up and replaces in designated areas, ensuring they are readily accessible. Responsible for finding and bringing equipment or instruments for procedures, under the direction of the clinical staff. May check instruments and equipment, as assigned, to see if they need repair and liaison with technology management.

  3. Maintains clean and safe work environment and discards soiled linen and trash. Completes room set-up which may include comprehensive cleaning, bed turnover and preparation of special procedure carts. Remove debris from floors, walls, equipment and other surfaces using disinfectant, damp mops etc.

  4. Provides basic, hands-on, patient care as requested by supervisor, including but not limited to patient transport and ambulation.

  5. May provide general support to the department, including performing administrative tasks and greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians, and ancillary personnel. May provide back-up support for Monitor Techs in designated departments – this will require additional specialized training provided by the department.

  6. This position works under local supervision and has responsibility for assigned unit only. Incumbents work in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment with a strong focus on customer service. Interacts with staff at all levels throughout the facility. Customers are patients, families, physicians, unit staff, case managers, patient service staff and medical records staff. Interacts with a wide variety of external customers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Certification for BLS is required.

Requires skills and abilities typically attained with six months of healthcare experience. Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology is required. Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past twelve months as a Unit Aide in the specialty area.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Knowledge of patient related supplies, materials, equipment and aseptic techniques are preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans (https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo)

Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability

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