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304307 Surgical Support Assoc

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Facilitates patient care by meeting specific environmental requirements. Duties include, but are not limited to cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in the Operating Room prior to the start of surgery; replaces trash receptacles; makes bed in preparation for patient.May provide supportive care to selected patients under direction and supervision of the professional nurse and nursing assistant coordinator, and assist in performance of nursing care measures. May be required to accept changes in work location or duties in order to meet the operational needs of the Unit, Department and Nursing in the Hospital.

High School Diploma or equivalent is required. \nAttends in-service programs and staff meetings.\nStays current on new practices and procedures.\nAttends external regulatory agencies̢۪ mandated continuing education programs.\nSpeaks, understands and writes the English language.\nIs able to speak and hear well for effective communication with patients, nurses, doctors, families and visitors.\nVisual acuity for accurate reading of gauges. \nMust be able to make observations, as well as plan and organize work. \nMust respond immediately when called upon for unusual and emergency situations. \nMust demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned areas.

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Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-02-06

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304307 Surgical Support Assoc

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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