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Providence Post Anesthesia Care Technician - (On call) in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling Post Anesthesia Care Technician (Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Variable, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Provide basic patient care under the supervision of the Primary Caregiver and/or Professional Associate. Performs duties to assist in patient comfort, such as bathing, ambulating, nourishment, and other comfort measures, as needed.

  • Communicate effectively with the RN or other caregivers regarding patient issues, family issues, MD issues, and equipment. Communicates in a compassionate manner to patients, families, and visitors.

  • Record vital signs, and watches patient monitoring equipment alarms/signals. Reports changes in patient condition, problematic and unusual circumstances to Primary Caregiver and Professional Associates. Maintains a safe environment for patients, families, and co-workers.

  • Perform minor orthopedic procedures, such as placement of soft splints, sling placement, and fitting cast boots.

  • Assist in the patient admitting, transfer, and discharge procedure. Transports patients via wheelchair and stretcher.

  • Check and restocks supplies and emergency equipment and replaces as instructed. Maintains and operates multiple pieces of equipment in a safe and effective manner to improve patient care.

  • Establish and maintains daily communications with team and other departments. Recognizes and maintains patient confidentiality issues. Facilitates inter-department communication regarding transfers, admits, and discharges.

  • Complete initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • BLS Required Upon Hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completed training as a Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Six (6) months completion of CNA program or six months of health care

  • Administrative experience in a healthcare setting

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 293487

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