|Job Title:||Perioperative Health Care Assistant|
|Work Site:||Vancouver General Hospital|
|Start Date:||As Soon As Possible|
|Salary:||$24.83 per hour|
|Hours:||0700 to 1500/0900 to 1700/1100 to 1900/1500 to 2300/2300 to 0700|
Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, position works as a member of an integrated team to support nursing/technical staff within a high volume Operating Room/OR Suite environment to provide support to patients. Duties include assisting in preparing patients for surgical procedures, assisting nursing and technical staff by supporting positioning of patients as required; assisting the patient care team with mobilization and lifting and transferring patients on/off beds, stretchers and wheelchairs utilizing prescribed safe techniques and lifting practices. Ensures equipment and supplies for the operating rooms are available. Assists with the changeover of the operating room(s) between operative procedures. Transports/escorts patients to/from required areas using stretchers and wheelchairs. Ensures general equipment and supplies for operating rooms are available. Cleans the equipment and supply areas and maintains supplies for the operating room carts and storage areas. Distributes materials, equipment and linen related to the operating rooms as required.
Education & Experience