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FT Operating Room Patient Care Assistant

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Durham, Durham, United Kingdom

FT Operating Room Patient Care Assistant

North Carolina Specialty Hospital (NCSH), is a private, physician-owned medical center that opened its doors in 1926. North Carolina Specialty Hospital's commitment to growth and continuous improvement has helped the hospital maintain a number of high rankings in both quality measures and patient satisfaction.  North Carolina Specialty Hospital offers surgical specialties in orthopedics, ophthalmology, ear, nose and throat as well as sports medicine, oral, plastic, podiatry, general surgery, interventional radiology, pain management, reconstructive surgery and more.

Why join North Carolina Specialty Hospital?
• Award Winning Hospital for Special Surgery
• 5 Star CMS rated facility for patient experience
• Positive Work culture
• Career growth opportunities
• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance
• Telemedicine/You have access to Physicians 24/7/365 through MDLIVE
• Paid Time Off
• 401k Employer Match
• Tuition Assistance


Job Duties: 

  • Takes vital signs and records this information on a medical chart.
  • Assists with the collection of lab specimens.
  • Transports patients to and from operating rooms, laboratories, and examining rooms.
  • Assists patients who need help walking or standing.
  • Communicates a patient’s needs to nurses and doctors as appropriate.
  • Aids people in the use of any medical devices and equipment required for their specific condition.
  • Updates relief workers on any unusual situations that may need to be addressed during their shift.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Has strong knowledge of medical terminology, diseases, and procedures and the ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Understands basic first aid and CPR, and is capable of administering them if need be.
  • Demonstrates a personal interest in the health and well-being of others
  • Has the ability to work with little to no supervision.
  • Is able to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Possesses good time management skills.

Training, experience and education: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • One year of Operating Room or patient care experience in an ambulatory surgical setting strongly preferred. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) required upon hire

COVID-19 protocol: Mandatory staff vaccinations, face masks, social distancing, terminal cleaning, visitor restrictions, select patient testing

Our employees are critical to our success and we value their contributions. North Carolina Specialty Hospital offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that values employee ideas and diversity. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and require pre-employment drug screening and background check.