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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Anesthesia Assistant - Anesthesia - Full Time - Days in MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center - East Campus, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

What WE OFFER

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Benefit Package (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Educational assistance

  • Success Sharing - a bonus when the organization meets its goals

$15.69 MINIMUM STARTING PAY

Hours:

Mon- Fri 9-530pm. Do take aide call in the OR.

About The Job

Assists in care of the anesthesia environment and equipment to ensure patient and staff safety. (Customer Service) Assembles and cleans equipment as appropriate to procedure and age of patient. (Skills/technical knowledge) Reports any equipment malfunctions and unusual incidents to the director and/or the medical director, or anesthesia provider in the room, and call Bio Med. (Communication) Orders and restocks expended supplies on a STAT and routine basis. (Stewardship) Performs routine clerical duties. (Skills/technical knowledge/Individual Development)) Assists anesthesia providers in the performance of delegated anesthesia related functions. Meets productivity expectations. (Skills/technical knowledge/Individual Development) Inputs/verifies patient charges daily. Serves as steward of hospital resources. (Steward) Demonstrates customer service concepts by anticipating the equipment and materials needs of the anesthesia providers. (Customer Service) Serves or supports process improvement teams, which influence customer satisfaction, clinical outcomes and financial stability. (Quality) Adapts positively to the ever changing health care environment by supporting technology and process changes, willing to learn new things, is open to change and maintain a calm, positive manner under stressful conditions. (Adaptability) Maintains required department confidentiality and abides by HIPPA regulations. Provides competent patient care to the above indicated patient populations by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on demonstrated knowledge of age-specific growth and development, and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments. Takes an active role in enhancing ability to carry out job functions through personal and professional/job-related growth and development, and participates in medical center and/or departmental education programs. Communicates with and performs duties following the philosophy of Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa and the Sisters of Mercy reflecting the organization’s Mission, Values, and Guiding Behaviors. Supports and abides by all medical center, departmental, and safety policies and procedures. Proactively identifies safety concerns surrounding the work environment. Performs other responsibilities as requested by supervisor, manager or department head.

What We Are Looking For

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Successful completion of formal Nurse Aid course/training verified through transcript or original program certificate of completion, required.

OR

  • Currently enrolled in an A.D.N., B.S.N., program with successful completion of first semester of A.D.N. program, OR first year completion of nursing courses in BSN OR graduate of an A.D.N., Diploma, BSN or LPN program.

  • Completion of aide certification or equivalent.

Experience:

  • Demonstrated competence in health care setting preferred.

Special Skills and Competencies:

  • Communicates effectively.

  • Demonstrates ability to understand and follow directions.

  • Displays a caring behavior and demonstrates a responsiveness to needs of patients, peers, and professional staff.

  • Adaptive to a highly variable work pace. Self-motivated and self-directed.

  • Reliable, punctual, and willing to occasionally work overtime.

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 5 years.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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