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Providence Pre-Surgery Care Clinic (PSCC) Technician in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Pre-Surgery Care Clinic (PSCC) Technician - Preadmit Clinic (0.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR

We are seeking a Pre-Surgery Care Clinic (PSCC) Technician - Preadmit Clinic that will work closely with all members of the PSCC team to provide direct patient care to optimize positive patient care outcomes. Assists the registered nurse/physician/nurse practitioner during clinic visits by providing the appropriate procedures

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Patient Care - Treatment Areas:

  • Participate in resuscitation procedures by performing CPR including simple airway maintenance

  • Obtain vital signs for provider visit

  • Hibiclens soap teaching using scripting

  • Mupirocin teaching using scripting

  • Procedures - Clinical Testing:

  • Perform EKGs.

  • Perform lab point of care tests: urine dip, urine pregnancy, and blood glucose

  • Perform phlebotomy

  • Perform ABIs

  • Perform nasal swabs

  • General Patient Care:

  • Assist patients with dressing and undressing

  • Transport patients to all areas of the hospital

  • Education and Leadership:

  • Attend department meetings to stay informed and assist with issue resolution

  • Participate in committees and work groups

  • Attend required yearly education

  • Assist with training of new PSCC techs and employees

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current or previous EMT, Paramedic, Completion of Medical Assistant Program or CNA certificate (Not required to maintain certification after hire) -OR- Skills acquired through military or surgical/ED tech experience or completion of ED tech residency program through Providence Oregon Emergency Services

  • Basic Life Support certification (AHA)

  • One (1) year of relevant experience acquired during certification or licensure process, military experience as medical personnel or senior clinical nursing student is also considered.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year of relevant experience in Patient care or clinical

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://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: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 274235

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