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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opportunity

Job ID:35930 Positions Location: Lansing, MI Job Description Job Duties: Provide assistance to nursing

Positions Location: Lansing, MI

Job Description

Job Duties:

  • Provide assistance to nursing staff for room set-ups and turnovers by removing used supplies, equipment, performing housekeeping duties and opening sterile supplies for the next procedure
  • Re-supplying of OR rooms and specialty carts
  • Positioning and transporting of patients during perioperative period
  • Transporting of lab specimens and obtain medications from Pharmacy as needed.
  • Clean and maintain instruments, equipment and environment.
  • Perform secretarial duties as needed, such as answering telephones, ordering blood and lab tests.
  • Transport patients from nursing units and Outpatient Surgery to the OR and returning patients to their unit.
  • Assume mentor role for new Surgical Assistants and assume responsibility for ongoing education and completion of mandatory requirements.
  • Extensive walking, standing, lifting, pulling, and pushing associated with patient care.
  • Unpredictable mealtimes and breaks which are schedule around patient needs.

    Job Requirements

    General Requirements
    * BLS required.

    Work Experience

    * High school diploma or GED.

    Specialized Knowledge and Skills
    * Skilled in utilizing a variety of nursing equipment. * Interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, families, physicians and other hospital Associates. * Physically able to lift, move, and transport patients and equipment. * Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients serviced in assigned service area as related to the principle duties and responsibilities of the position. * Preferred - Knowledge of basic medical terminology. * Preferred - Prior knowledge of medical supplies

    Sparrow Health Systemis an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

    Job Family
    Service/Support/Skilled Maintenance


    Degree Type / Education Level
    High School / GED


    Sparrow Hospital

    Experience Level
    New Grad

Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , PERIOPERATIVE ASST, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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