The CHH Perianesthesia Unit is a department within Perioperative Services within the Nursing Division. There are 15 operating rooms within the surgical department, as well as a GI Unit and minor procedure room. The daily average volume of patient procedures performed ranges between 30-60 patients daily. The mission of the department is to provide exemplary, cost-effective care to the surgical patient, and to serve as a role model for surgical patient care in the Pacific Northwest. This position requires working/floating within the perioperative services units.
The Perianesthesia CNA works as a member of an interdisciplinary team at CHH and MPV Perianesthesia units. Provides support to the nursing team for Pre/Post and PACU in Perioperative Services. The CNA assists care providers in the care of patients in the pre/post and post anesthesia care units, by performing simple procedures and treatments and maintaining a safe, clean, efficiently stocked environment. The CNA is expected to float within the Perioperative Division.
High school diploma or GED;
Reads, writes and speaks fluent English;
Requirescurrent Oregon CNACertificate;
Computer experience needed for documentation, ect;
Must be able to effectively utilize oral and written communication skills with staff and the public in English
Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks
Ability to develop systems/routine independently to reflect standard work defined by unit.
Adheres to OHSU attendance policy
Able to direct patients and visitors throughout the OHSU campus
Other duties such as transportation of specimens, finding supplies, etc. as requested by staff and Dept. Director
Experience using multi-line phones
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
One year of CNA experience in a hospital setting;
Current Oregon CNA II Certificate;
One year in Perianesthesia department or short stay department;
Experience in EPIC program;
Basic understanding of OHSU Hospital and Clinic Policies and Procedures, and Department Policies and Procedures.
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