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CT Tech
RN – OR Circulator
RN-Pre-Op
SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TECH
SURGICAL TECH
CNA PACU & Wing A (Night)
CATH LAB RN
RN-PACU (2) PRN
RN – Inpatient (Wing A) 2 PRN
Full Time RN OR
Full Time RN PAC U
Full Time Radiologic Technologist
Full Time Lab Technician
PT EVS Technician
PT Facilities Technician
PRN Central Sterile
FT Scheduling Clerk
PRN Dietary Aide
PT-PACU CNA
FT Employee Health

GENERAL SUMMARY The CT Technologist is responsible for the independent operation of CT equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using CT. The CT Technologist is responsible for daily operations of the CT Department, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA). The CT Technologist maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Adheres to aseptic technique and requirements set by safety committee. • Assures that all patients are treated with dignity and respect. • Coordinates work schedule with Departmental Director to assure workload coverage. • Keep clinical skills current. • Ability to effectively operate CT/Radiology equipment. • Ability to evaluate CT in order to acquire appropriate diagnostic information. • Analyzes patient’s general condition to determine best examination approach. • Assists patient in preparing for study with appropriate dress, reviews procedure with patient, and assist patient with education, answers questions and addresses concerns. • Follows patient/equipment procedures and examines patient screening to ensure safety. • Compiles accurately all patient information (screening, worksheet, and previous studies) and consults with radiologist for determination of scan procedures. Notifies Radiologist of positive screening responses as necessary. • Coordinates hospital patient exams by communicating with patient’s nurse of exam appointment time, medication, and transportation in an efficient and effective manner. • Completes all documentation to maintain patient files without omissions. • Other duties as assigned/ required. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Radiologic Technology Program, 5 years of MR/CT experience, preferable. Minimum experience- 2 years. • Bachelor of Science degree in applicable field preferred. • Must have BLS from the American Heart Association • Active certification by ARRT and/or Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners

GENERAL SUMMARY Assist the O.R. Manager in the operations of the unit. Serves as a liaison between surgeons, anesthesiologists, O.R. Manager and staff. Assists in scheduling to insure quality care. Responsible for the smooth and uneventful intraoperative care. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES o Utilizes assessment skills and tools to identify problems, needs and intervention. o Recognizes patient’s and family’s need for instructions and initiates appropriate action. o Sets priorities for action, based on problem-solving process, common sense, and meeting patient care priorities. o Recognizes and responds appropriately to signs, symptoms of health threatening changes and reports abnormal results of diagnostic studies to appropriate physician. o Utilizes work assignment to develop special abilities of individuals and meet special needs of patients/significant others. o Participates in reviewing and revising quality assurance improvement criteria and/or standards of care. Clinical Skills o Completes unit specific Nurse Competency Checklist on a yearly basis. o Obtains a medical history through interview of patient or family members with pertinent information documented and communicated to surgeon and/or Anesthesiologist. o Administers parenteral therapy and blood and blood products according to Policy. o Administers medications according to CPSH Policy. o Carries out physician’s orders accurately, clarifying unclear orders. o Performs treatments and procedures according to CPSH Policy. o Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition. o Initiates and carries out appropriate emergency procedures. o Initiates nurse-physician communication as appropriate. o Maintains a clean, safe, and quite environment for patients, as well as other personnel. o Utilizes sound nursing judgment as evidence by ability to provide rationale for decisions made. o Demonstrates skills in organization: Accurately anticipates needs of surgical team by timely availability of needed supplies and equipment. o Provides for patient privacy and confidentiality at all times, allows patient dignity to be maintained. o Recognizes potential benefits of selected new products and discusses with OR manager possible acquisition for use. o Documents, in writing the specific actions during codes and conveys this information to O.R. Manger. o Serves as resource person for updating or improving patient care practices. o Assists in facilitating patient-physician-nurse communication process. o Serves as preceptor in orientation of new employees. o Assumes leadership role, acting as a role model especially in crisis situations. o Assists in development and implementation of departmental goals. o Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used in the O.R., as demonstrated by completing competency checklist. o Assists in maintenance, care, and cleanliness of supplies – cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition with proper documentation. o Reports damaged instruments to the OR manager and follows proper procedure for damaged instruments and/or equipment. o Assist the OR manager in obtaining the supplies, equipment, etc. necessary to do the scheduled cases. o Other duties as assigned/ required. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS • Graduation from an accredited nursing program and at least one (2) year of recent • Experience as an O.R. Nurse (RN) • Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing • Current BLS, PALS, ACLS through the American Heart Association

RN-Pre-Op GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for smooth and uneventful preoperative care. Assists in general housekeeping duties and maintenance and care of equipment. Employee is responsible for making sure that the pre-operative experience is efficient, clinically correct and that all patient needs and understanding of the operative process are relayed to the patient. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES o Utilizes assessment skills and tools to identify problems, needs and intervention. o Recognizes patients and families need for instructions and initiates appropriate action. o Sets priorities for action, based on problem-solving process, common sense, and meeting patient care priorities. o Recognizes health threatening changes in signs, symptoms, and results of diagnostic studies, responding appropriately. o Utilizes work assignment to develop special abilities of individuals and meet special needs of patients/significant others. o Participates in reviewing and revising quality assurance improvement criteria and/or standards of care. o Completes PreOp Nurse Competency Checklist o Obtains a thorough medical history through interview of patient or family members with pertinent information documented and communicated to surgeon and/or Anesthesiologist. o Administers parenteral therapy and blood and blood products according to Nursing Service Policies. o Administers medications according to CPSH Nursing Policies. o Carries out physician’s orders accurately and questions unclear orders. o Participates in bedside procedures as necessary after conducting an appropriate time out o Performs treatments and procedures according to CPSH Nursing Policies. o Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition. o Initiates and carries out appropriate emergency procedures. o Initiates nurse-physician communication as appropriate. o Maintains a clean, safe, and quiet environment for patients as well as other personnel. o Utilizes sound nursing judgment as evidenced by ability to provide rationale for decisions made. o Detects early signs and symptoms of preoperative complications and report observations promptly to proper physician. o Provides for patient privacy and confidentiality at all times, allows patient dignity to be maintained. o Provides preoperative, postoperative phase 2 teaching to patient and significant family member with proper documentation. o Recognizes potential benefits of selected new products and discusses with Pre-op/PACU Lead for possible acquisition for use. o Documents in writing the specifics of performance during codes and conveys this information to Pre-op/PACU lead. o Serves as resource person for updating or improving patient care practices. o Assists in facilitating patient-physician-nurse communication process. o Serves as preceptor in orientation of new employees. o Assumes leadership role, acting as a role model especially in crisis situations. o Assists in development and implementation of departmental goals. o Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used in the Pre-op and PACU. o Assists in maintenance care and cleanliness of supplies – cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition with proper documentation. o Reports damaged instruments to the Pre-op/PACU Lead and follows proper procedure for damaged instruments and/or equipment. o Documents all the necessary information to communicate the patient’s progress based on the established plan of care. o Selects and initiates appropriate forms at appropriate time(s). o Reviews and implements changes in physician’s orders throughout patient care. o Accepts the responsibility when designated as charge nurse utilizing the unit’s “Charge Nurse Job Description” as a guideline. o Other duties as assigned/ required. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS o Graduation from an accredited nursing program and a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing o Must have current BLS, PALS, ACLS Through the American Heart Association or obtain within six (6) months o 1 year experience preferred

GENERAL SUMMARY Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment in a timely manner. Perform other duties as assigned or required. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES A. Prepares and assembles surgical trays and equipment following established tray listings for issue, storage, or further processing (such as sterilization). Instruments are inspected for cleanliness, proper functioning and damage by viewing the instruments before assembly. 1. Appropriate judgment is used to identify the different parts of basic instruments. 2. Appropriate judgment is used to identify proper usage of instrumentation. 3. Appropriate judgment is used to repair and replace instrumentation. 4. Service/tray specific write-ups are followed to assemble/label instruments/sets. 5. Appropriate placement and/or protection of delicate instruments are demonstrated. 6. Like instruments are packaged and labeled in appropriate sized peel pack. 7. Priorities are established in order to meet deadlines for processing instrument sets. 8. Ability to complete instrument sets is appropriately demonstrated. SPD technician must demonstrate proficient knowledge of the sterilization process, working knowledge of all departmental operations. Also, functioning as a liaison with external departments and facilitates customer interactions. B. Monitors, read, documents, and interprets all parameters for all types of sterilizers used at CPSH to ensure proper function (EPS, Autoclave and V-Pro). 1. Internal, external and biological monitoring systems are utilized appropriately. 2. Parameters for all types of sterilizers are monitored, read, documented and interpreted to ensure proper functioning. 3. Instruments and surgical trays are sterilized by following prescribed policies and procedures. 4. Effective communication is maintained with peers, management and between shifts. 5. Sterilization records are reviewed for accuracy. C. Cleans and decontaminates reusable equipment, instruments, and supplies, manually and mechanically (Hand washing, Washer/Sterilizer). 1. Universal Precautions are followed through wearing the appropriate protective attire while working in the decontamination area. 2. Equipment is decontaminated, disassembled, cleaned and routed to appropriate holding areas while keeping a continuous flow of equipment moving through the process. 3. Appropriate cleaning detergents and agents are utilized through following manufacturer directions and referring to the MSDS sheet. 4. Contaminated items are handled appropriately while following universal precautions. 5. All reusable items are decontaminated, terminally sterilized, and cleaned and disposable items are discarded appropriately. D. Participates in the coordination of all aspects of department’s services. 1. Staff is trained and learning progress is monitored and evaluated. 2. The work of frontline staff is monitored and audited and appropriately coordinated. 3. Work flow and staff assignments are developed staff work is prioritized based on daily need. 4. Work procedures and schedules are developed and modified as necessary. 5. Rapid response to emergency situations is provided as necessary. 6. Able to perform all tasks of Sterile Processing Technician position. 7. Departmental supplies are ordered. E. Serves as the resource for information for employees and customers. 1. Communications are maintained with all team members to be sure all pertinent information is shared in timely manner. 2. All departmental, Medical Center and safety policies and procedures are well understood and followed. F. Models team behaviors to frontline employees. 1. SPD Technician skills are maintained to ensure full coverage and to enable employees to be moved from one area to another as appropriate. 2. All problems are triaged and reported appropriately to the Supervisor or Department Manager. • Other duties as assigned/ required. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS 1. High school diploma or equivalent 2. SPD Technician certification or 3 to 6 months experience working with surgical instruments. 3. Tb Skin test, drug screen and criminal background check. Orientation and in-services for department, to include safety of handling surgical instruments

GENERAL SUMMARY Assists the surgeon as a scrub technician; assists the circulating nurse; assists in general housekeeping duties of the OR and maintenance of equipment and instruments. Anticipates the needs of the surgical team. Establishes and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room. Reporting Relationship: Reports to RN in OR Room and OR Charge RN on a daily basis. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures. • Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment. • Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse. • Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants. • Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated. • Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimen with surgeon. • Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. • Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets. • Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background. • Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment. • Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills. • Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment. • Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team. Nursing Processes • Assists physicians as a sterile member of the operating room team. • Maintains awareness to prevent surgical harm or injury to patient. • Exhibits interest in surgical nursing procedures. • Prepares medication under the supervision of the R.N. in charge of the case. • Maintains proper body mechanics while turning, lifting, bending, stretching, walking and standing. • Performs duties designated by the Director of Surgical Services or charge nurse. Clinical Skills • Demonstrates a consistent high degree of accuracy in the accomplishments of daily activities. • Possesses knowledge of surgical procedures. • Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used in the operating room. • Assists professional nursing staff by scrubbing on all types of surgery cases. • Participates in providing and presenting educational instruction on existing and newly acquired equipment and instruments. • Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition. • Maintains quality of surgical instruments through proper maintenance, cleaning, lubricating, sterilization, utilization, and storage according to the manufacturers specifications. • Maintains a clean, safe, environment for processing sterile supplies. • Responsible for decontamination procedure on all instruments and equipment. • Reports damaged instruments to Director of Surgical Services and follows proper procedure for damaged instrument and/or equipment. • Other duties as assigned/ required. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS • Satisfactory completion of an accredited program for surgical technology and/or an acquired knowledge of surgical instrumentation and sterile technique from experience. Acquired knowledge and skills performance is evaluated during the orientation period and employment is contingent upon satisfactory results. • Current BLS required, PALS and ACLS preferred. Must be through the American Heart Association.

GENERAL SUMMARY The CNA adheres to established nursing care standards, assists in patient admission, transfer and discharge; measures and records data relating to patient care; and reports all observed patient symptoms and reactions to appropriate personnel. The Certified Nursing Assistant will assist patients with activities of daily living (i.e. positioning, dressing, and ambulating) while demonstrating compassion and understanding for the physical and psychological needs relevant to the age of the patient served. Additional responsibilities include performing delegated patient care procedures under the supervision of a registered nurse; utilizing all equipment and supplies in an economical and prudent manner; and demonstrating compassion and respect in all contacts with patients, family members and fellow employees. They can also respond to request of physicians, nurses and other staff members. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Adheres to aseptic technique. • Maintains patient’s safety at all times. • Safely transports patient maintaining patient privacy and comfort. • Maintains proper body mechanics while turning, lifting, bending, stretching, walking, and standing. • Position of patients as directed by the registered nurse or physician. • Knows and understands basic hand washing and aseptic techniques. • Performs intermittent and terminal cleaning procedures according to CPSH Policy. • Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition. • Maintains a clean, safe, and quiet environment for patients, as well as, other personnel. • Provides for patient privacy and confidentiality at all times, allows patient dignity to be maintained. • Demonstrates ability to perform in emergency situations for the safety and well-being of the patient, under direction of a registered nurse or physician. • Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used on Wing A. • Assists in maintenance care and cleanliness of supplies – cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition with proper documentation. • Reports damaged instruments to the Wing A/Respiratory Manager and follows proper procedure for damaged instruments and/or equipment. • Demonstrate complete Vital Signs (manually and mechanically) • Report any abnormal ranges or patient status change to RN • Provides patient safety, privacy and confidentiality at all times • Collects urine and stool specimens • Observes Seizure Precautions • Protocol for Isolation patients • Assist patients with Daily ADL’s. Bath, Oral hygiene, Toileting, Feeding, Ambulation • Empty and document accurately Surgical Drains, JP Drain, Hemovac • Monitors and reports any skin breakdown • Other duties as assigned. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS • High School Diploma or Equivalent and current CNA certification. • Must have BLS through the American Heart Association.

GENERAL SUMMARY The Cath Lab RN is responsible for the daily clinical operations following best practices and regulatory guidelines that promote exceptional patient care in the Cath Lab. The person in this position will contribute to the well-being and patient satisfaction needs of the Cath Lab, positive unit relations with other departments and medical staff, and will assure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulation requirements. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Nursing Circulator- Coordinates outpatient exams by communicating with the performing physician, coordinates inpatient exams by communicating with patient’s nurse of exam appointment time, medication, and transportation in an efficient and effective manner, ensures all information required for Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology patients are available and ready on the medical records and documentation is completed, patient interaction, monitoring/vital signs and procedural documentation, setup equipment such as IABP, power injector, temporary pacer, biopsy, and running blood oximetry for cardiac output. • Monitor- Functions in the control room operating the hemodynamic monitoring equipment, reporting EKG, blood pressure, heart rate, pulse ox changes, recording hemodynamic pressures accordingly, and input pertinent patient and procedural information into hemodynamic system. • Responsible for assessing, planning, and implementing care for assigned patients. • Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for the Cardiac Cath Lab. • Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess, and improve the quality of patient care. • Responsible for the care of the patient pre, intra, & post procedure. • Administers medications in a timely manner according to drug protocols per physician’s order. • Ensures final preparation of the patient is complete. • Assembles paperwork packets for CPSH as needed. • Maintains adequate supply of forms for CPSH. • Competently operates monitoring system and pertinent equipment for all procedures performed in the Cath Lab. • Completes QC on equipment in Cath Lab. • Is knowledgeable about emergency drugs & is able to function in a Code Blue situation. • Is able to provide critical care to patients managed in the Cath Lab. • Assists physician with all procedures performed in the Cath Lab. • Monitors and titrates special drugs (i.e. Cordarone, Adenosine, Neosynephrine, etc.). • Other duties as assigned/ required. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS • Licensed RN in the state of Louisiana, Cath Lab experience preferred. • Bachelor of Science degree in applicable field preferred. • BLS, ACLS and PALS required from the American Heart Association

GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for smooth and uneventful postoperative care. Assists in general housekeeping duties and maintenance and care of equipment. Employee is responsible for making sure that the PostOperative experience is efficient, clinically correct and that all patient needs and understanding of the post operative process are relayed to the patient. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Utilizes assessment skills and tools to identify problems, needs and intervention. • Recognizes patients and families need for instructions and initiates appropriate action. • Sets priorities for action, based on problem-solving process, common sense, and meeting patient care priorities. • Recognizes health threatening changes in signs, symptoms, and results of diagnostic studies, responding appropriately. • Utilizes work assignment to develop special abilities of individuals and meet special needs of patients/significant others. • Participates in reviewing and revising quality assurance improvement criteria and/or standards of care. • Completes PACU Nurse Competency Orientation Checklist. • Administers parenteral therapy and blood and blood products according to Nursing Service Policies. • Administers medications according to CPSH Nursing Policies. • Carries out physician’s orders accurately and questions unclear orders. • Performs treatments and procedures according to CPSH Nursing Policies. • Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition. • Initiates and carries out appropriate emergency procedures. • Initiates nurse-physician communication as appropriate. • Maintains a clean, safe, and quiet environment for patients as well as other personnel. • Utilizes sound nursing judgment as evidenced by ability to provide rationale for decisions made. • Detects early signs and symptoms of postoperative complications and report observations promptly to proper physician. • Provides for patient privacy and confidentiality at all times, allows patient dignity to be maintained. • Provides postoperative teaching to patient and significant family member with proper documentation. • Recognizes potential benefits of selected new products and discusses with Pre-op/PACU lead for possible acquisition for use. • Documents in writing the specifics of performance during codes and conveys this information to Pre-op/PACU lead. • Serves as resource person for updating or improving patient care practices. • Assists in facilitating patient-physician-nurse communication process. • Serves as preceptor in orientation of new employees. • Assumes leadership role, acting as a role model especially in crisis situations. • Assists in development and implementation of departmental goals. • Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used PACU. • Assists in maintenance care and cleanliness of supplies – cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition with proper documentation. • Reports damaged instruments/equipment to the Pre-op/PACU Lead and follows proper procedure for damaged instruments and/or equipment. • Documents in a clear, concise, accurate, and legible manner. • Documents all the necessary information to communicate the patient’s progress based on the established plan of care. • Selects and initiates appropriate forms at appropriate time(s). • Reviews and implements changes in physician’s orders throughout patient care. • Discuss problems or complaints with Pre-op/PACU Lead, following proper chain of command. • Accepts constructive criticism from the Pre-op/PACU Lead and Administration. • Accepts the responsibility when designated as charge nurse utilizing the unit’s “Charge Nurse Job Description” as a guideline. • Other duties as assigned/ required. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS • Graduation from an accredited nursing program and a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. • Must have current BLS, PALS, ACLS through the American Heart Association or obtain within six (6) months. • 1 year of PACU experience preferred.

GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for the care of patients, administers medication and treatments as ordered by the physician. Coordinates care with other disciplines such as physical therapy, respiratory therapy, lab and pharmacy. Collaboration with all other nursing departments for continuation of patient care. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. • Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care. • Administers and controls narcotics and medications. • Administers blood products, IV medications and TPN. • Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members. • Maintains patient records and charts to ensure an accurate record of the patient’s medical treatment via EMR • Participates in the planning and implementation of the patient’s care. • Coordinates post-operative discharge. Ensures that patient is ready for discharge. • Explains medications in criteria. Ensures that patients understand post-operative instructions. • Checks identification of patient, including surgical permit, lab work, x-ray reports, and allergies. Reports any change in physical status of patient. • Follows hospital Policies and Procedures. • Responds quickly in any circumstance and cares for our patients professionally and courteously. • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by complying with all applicable safety regulations. • Follows DNVGL ISO and NIHA Standards to standardize processes and error proof systems that will lead to increased safety and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required. • Supervises delegated nursing care given to patients. • Preforms in a charge nurse roll when needed, to provide direction in clinical patient care • Performs other duties as assigned. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS • Graduation from an accredited nursing program and at least one (1) year of recent experience in Med/Surg and ICU • Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing • Current BLS, PALS, ACLS through the American Heart Association.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

Assist the O.R. Manager in the operations of the unit.  Serves as a liaison between surgeons, anesthesiologists, O.R. Manager and staff.  Assists in scheduling to insure quality care.  Responsible for the smooth and uneventful intraoperative care.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

o   Utilizes assessment skills and tools to identify problems, needs and intervention.

o   Recognizes patient’s and family’s need for instructions and initiates appropriate action.

o   Sets priorities for action, based on problem-solving process, common sense, and meeting patient care priorities.

o   Recognizes and responds appropriately to signs, symptoms of health threatening changes and reports abnormal results of diagnostic studies to appropriate physician.

o   Utilizes work assignment to develop special abilities of individuals and meet special needs of patients/significant others.

o   Participates in reviewing and revising quality assurance improvement criteria and/or standards of care.

 

Clinical Skills

o   Completes unit specific Nurse Competency Checklist on a yearly basis.

o   Obtains a medical history through interview of patient or family members with pertinent information documented and communicated to surgeon and/or Anesthesiologist.

o   Administers parenteral therapy and blood and blood products according to Policy.

o   Administers medications according to CPSH Policy.

o   Carries out physician’s orders accurately, clarifying unclear orders.

o   Performs treatments and procedures according to CPSH Policy.

o   Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition.

o   Initiates and carries out appropriate emergency procedures.

o   Initiates nurse-physician communication as appropriate.

o   Maintains a clean, safe, and quite environment for patients, as well as other personnel.

o   Utilizes sound nursing judgment as evidence by ability to provide rationale for decisions made.

o   Demonstrates skills in organization: Accurately anticipates needs of surgical team by timely availability of needed supplies and equipment.

o   Provides for patient privacy and confidentiality at all times, allows patient dignity to be maintained.

o   Recognizes potential benefits of selected new products and discusses with OR manager possible acquisition for use.

o   Documents, in writing the specific actions during codes and conveys this information to O.R. Manger.

o   Serves as resource person for updating or improving patient care practices.

o   Assists in facilitating patient-physician-nurse communication process.

o   Serves as preceptor in orientation of new employees.

o   Assumes leadership role, acting as a role model especially in crisis situations.

o   Assists in development and implementation of departmental goals.

o   Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used in the O.R., as demonstrated by completing competency checklist.

o   Assists in maintenance, care, and cleanliness of supplies – cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition with proper documentation.

o   Reports damaged instruments to the OR manager and follows proper procedure for damaged instruments and/or equipment.

o   Assist the OR manager in obtaining the supplies, equipment, etc. necessary to do the scheduled cases.

o   Other duties as assigned/ required.

 

 

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program and at least one (2) year of recent
  • Experience as an O.R. Nurse (RN)
  • Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing
  • Current BLS, PALS, ACLS through the American Heart Association

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsible for smooth and uneventful postoperative care.  Assists in general housekeeping duties and maintenance and care of equipment. Employee is responsible for making sure that the PostOperative experience is efficient, clinically correct and that all patient needs and understanding of the post operative process are relayed to the patient.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilizes assessment skills and tools to identify problems, needs and intervention.
  • Recognizes patients and families need for instructions and initiates appropriate action.
  • Sets priorities for action, based on problem-solving process, common sense, and meeting patient care priorities.
  • Recognizes health threatening changes in signs, symptoms, and results of diagnostic studies, responding appropriately.
  • Utilizes work assignment to develop special abilities of individuals and meet special needs of patients/significant others.
  • Participates in reviewing and revising quality assurance improvement criteria and/or standards of care.
  • Completes PACU Nurse Competency Orientation Checklist.
  • Administers parenteral therapy and blood and blood products according to Nursing Service Policies.
  • Administers medications according to CPSH Nursing Policies.
  • Carries out physician’s orders accurately and questions unclear orders.
  • Performs treatments and procedures according to CPSH Nursing Policies.
  • Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition.
  • Initiates and carries out appropriate emergency procedures.
  • Initiates nurse-physician communication as appropriate.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and quiet environment for patients as well as other personnel.
  • Utilizes sound nursing judgment as evidenced by ability to provide rationale for decisions made.
  • Detects early signs and symptoms of postoperative complications and report observations promptly to proper physician.
  • Provides for patient privacy and confidentiality at all times, allows patient dignity to be maintained.
  • Provides postoperative teaching to patient and significant family member with proper documentation.
  • Recognizes potential benefits of selected new products and discusses with Pre-op/PACU lead for possible acquisition for use.
  • Documents in writing the specifics of performance during codes and conveys this information to Pre-op/PACU lead.
  • Serves as resource person for updating or improving patient care practices.
  • Assists in facilitating patient-physician-nurse communication process.
  • Serves as preceptor in orientation of new employees.
  • Assumes leadership role, acting as a role model especially in crisis situations.
  • Assists in development and implementation of departmental goals.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used PACU.
  • Assists in maintenance care and cleanliness of supplies – cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition with proper documentation.
  • Reports damaged instruments/equipment to the Pre-op/PACU Lead and follows proper procedure for damaged instruments and/or equipment.
  • Documents in a clear, concise, accurate, and legible manner.
  • Documents all the necessary information to communicate the patient’s progress based on the established plan of care.
  • Selects and initiates appropriate forms at appropriate time(s).
  • Reviews and implements changes in physician’s orders throughout patient care.
  • Discuss problems or complaints with Pre-op/PACU Lead, following proper chain of command.
  • Accepts constructive criticism from the Pre-op/PACU Lead and Administration.
  • Accepts the responsibility when designated as charge nurse utilizing the unit’s “Charge Nurse Job Description” as a guideline.
  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program and a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.
  • Must have current BLS, PALS, ACLS through the American Heart Association or obtain within six (6) months.
  • 1 year of PACU experience preferred.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Radiologic Technologist is responsible for the independent operation of X-ray equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using X-ray. The X-ray Technologist is responsible for daily operations of the X-ray Department, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA). The X-ray Technologist maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to effectively operate Radiology equipment.
  • Ability to evaluate X-Rays in order to acquire appropriate diagnostic information.
  • Analyzes patient’s general condition to determine best examination approach.
  • Assists patient in preparing for study with appropriate dress, reviews procedure with patient, and assist patient with education, answers questions and addresses concerns.
  • Follows patient/equipment procedures and examines patient screening to ensure safety.
  • Compiles accurately all patient information (screening, worksheet, and previous studies) and consults with radiologist for determination of scan procedures. Notifies Radiologist of positive screening responses as necessary.
  • Coordinates hospital patient exams by communicating with patient’s nurse of exam appointment time, medication, and transportation in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Completes all documentation to maintain patient files without omissions.
  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

 

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Radiologic Technology Program and/or state license required. preferable- 2 years of imaging experience.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in applicable field preferred.
  • BLS required from the American Heart Association
  • Active certification by ARRT and/or Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners

GENERAL SUMMARY

 

The Lab Technician is responsible for efficiently and accurately obtaining specimens, running labs as required and performing other duties within the Lab setting.  Employees in this job participate in a variety of medical or analytical laboratory support activities for a specific testing. Work is performed through the application of a body of knowledge related to standard laboratory methods, practices, procedures, policies, regulations, and laboratory materials and equipment.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reads, analyzes and interprets common scientific and technical protocol, manuals

and procedures.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely specimen procurement and handling.
  • Provides quality service for all aspects of the pre-analytic phase of test

performance (reagent, specimen, quality control materials, products and supply

preparation, understanding procedures).

  • Provides quality service for all aspects of the analytic phase of test performance

(QC and specimen testing, recognizing interrelationship of tests, accurate and

precise resulting).

  • Provides quality service for all aspects of the post-analytic phase of test

performance (remedial and corrective action, documentation).

  • Participates in and demonstrates satisfactory performance of the approved

proficiency testing activities.

  • Prepares and maintains departmental records, reports, statistics, logs, files and

other documents as required in written and computer format.

Demonstrates competency for all tests performed in the laboratory.

  • Demonstrates knowledge, skill and accuracy in the operation and maintenance of

all department instrumentation and equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

 

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Minimum: Current MLT license with 1 year experience, acquired knowledge and skills performance is evaluated during the orientation period and employment is contingent upon satisfactory results.

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

This position is responsible for maintaining a clean, healthy and safe environment in all aspects of healthcare.  This position is also responsible for cleaning and repairing facilities and insuring safe and sanitary living and working environment. The EVS Tech may be responsible for cleaning the Operating Room.  Under special circumstances, the EVS Tech may be trained to maintain the floors of the hospital professionally.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attends all required staff training, including orientation and continuing education to ensure knowledge of job safety and emergency management procedures;
  • Maintains ongoing communication with EVS Tech Lead & Director of Facilities and other department heads and/or staff to ensure appropriate communication and collaboration between all departments and Environmental Services Department;
  • As assigned, conducts ongoing maintenance of hospital equipment, grounds, and inspections on routine and as-needed basis; provides basic minor repairs/ renovations, painting, assembly of equipment, furniture, etc.; assists Environmental Services Director in responding to maintenance emergencies.
  • Maintains log of work completed and chemicals used.
  • Has a good knowledge of how to access the MSDS Online and how to direct other staff members when employees have contact with chemicals.
  • May be trained to clean the Operating Rooms.
  • Some EVS Technicians may be required to maintain the floors of the hospital by stripping, waxing and buffing with professional equipment.
  • Other responsibilities and/or special projects as assigned/required.
  • If doing Floors, Tech must maintain all safety standards related to slips, trips and falls in order to maintain the highest standard of safety for staff, employees and visitors.
  • Must always use chemicals and supplies as noted on the MSDS and in a manner that is fiscally responsible.
  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

 

 

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School graduate or equivalency;
  • Experience in maintenance field; ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions;

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

This position is responsible for maintenance, repair and safety in the hospital.  This position serves as assistant to the Director of Facilities as it relates to the maintenance of the hospital and grounds.  The person in this position must always stay abreast of safety regulations.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attends all required staff training, including orientation and continuing education to ensure knowledge of job safety and emergency management procedures.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with Environmental Services Director and other department heads and/or staff to ensure appropriate communication and collaboration between all departments and Environmental Services Department.
  • As assigned, conducts ongoing maintenance of hospital equipment, grounds, and inspections on routine and as-needed basis; provides basic minor repairs/ renovations, painting, assembly of equipment, furniture, etc.; assists Environmental Services Director in responding to maintenance emergencies.
  • Plans/organizes work for assigned shift to properly utilize time, resources and supplies to ensure work is completed timely.
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance to ensure all Hospital building systems (including chillers, boilers, air handlers and water treatment equipment) operate efficiently so that the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate. Ensures hospital structure and equipment meet existing codes set forth by local, state and federal government agencies and schedules/supervises the performance of maintenance and repairs on all hospital equipment, structures and vehicles in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determines how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals and parts catalogs as necessary. Repairs or replaces defective equipment parts. Documents completed work orders upon completion and assists in maintaining necessary logs/records, including preventative maintenance.
  • Communicates with service contract vendors as required for maintenance, communication services, utilities, alarms systems, waste disposal and pest control.
  • Assists in controlling and maintaining inventory by informing the Director of Facilities of usage and low inventory following established stocking procedures.
  • Reports any risk factors seen, initiating and maintaining appropriate safety measures. Responds appropriately and assists others in emergency situations in a calm and effective manner.
  • The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the position requirements are demonstrated through the successful completion of competencies established for the position, to include population served, and other special needs of patients or customers served by the department.
  • Adheres to CPSH policies, procedures, all safety plans, and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness is required. Must always use chemicals and supplies as noted on the MSDS and in a manner that is fiscally responsible.
  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

 

 

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School graduate or equivalency;
  • Experience in maintenance field; ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions;
  • Good interpersonal skills in dealing with internal / external customers (e.g. patients and their families, staff, medical staff, service vendors, etc.).

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment in a timely manner. Perform other duties as assigned or required.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Prepares and assembles surgical trays and equipment following established tray listings for issue, storage, or further processing (such as sterilization).

Instruments are inspected for cleanliness, proper functioning and damage by viewing the instruments before assembly.

  1. Appropriate judgment is used to identify the different parts of basic instruments.
  2. Appropriate judgment is used to identify proper usage of instrumentation.
  3. Appropriate judgment is used to repair and replace instrumentation.
  4. Service/tray specific write-ups are followed to assemble/label instruments/sets.
  5. Appropriate placement and/or protection of delicate instruments are demonstrated.
  6. Like instruments are packaged and labeled in appropriate sized peel pack.
  7. Priorities are established in order to meet deadlines for processing instrument sets.
  8. Ability to complete instrument sets is appropriately demonstrated.

SPD technician must demonstrate proficient knowledge of the sterilization process, working knowledge of all departmental operations. Also, functioning as a liaison with external departments and facilitates customer interactions.

  1. Monitors, read, documents, and interprets all parameters for all types of sterilizers used at CPSH to ensure proper function (EPS, Autoclave and V-Pro).
  2. Internal, external and biological monitoring systems are utilized appropriately.
  3. Parameters for all types of sterilizers are monitored, read, documented and interpreted to ensure proper functioning.
  4. Instruments and surgical trays are sterilized by following prescribed policies and procedures.
  5. Effective communication is maintained with peers, management and between shifts.
  6. Sterilization records are reviewed for accuracy.
  7. Cleans and decontaminates reusable equipment, instruments, and supplies, manually and mechanically (Hand washing, Washer/Sterilizer).
  8. Universal Precautions are followed through wearing the appropriate protective attire while working in the decontamination area.
  9. Equipment is decontaminated, disassembled, cleaned and routed to appropriate holding areas while keeping a continuous flow of equipment moving through the process.
  10. Appropriate cleaning detergents and agents are utilized through following manufacturer directions and referring to the MSDS sheet.
  11. Contaminated items are handled appropriately while following universal precautions.
  12. All reusable items are decontaminated, terminally sterilized, and cleaned and disposable items are discarded appropriately.
  13. Participates in the coordination of all aspects of department’s services.
  14. Staff is trained and learning progress is monitored and evaluated.
  15. The work of frontline staff is monitored and audited and appropriately coordinated.
  16. Work flow and staff assignments are developed staff work is prioritized based on daily need.
  17. Work procedures and schedules are developed and modified as necessary.
  18. Rapid response to emergency situations is provided as necessary.
  19. Able to perform all tasks of Sterile Processing Technician position.
  20. Departmental supplies are ordered.
  21. Serves as the resource for information for employees and customers.
  22. Communications are maintained with all team members to be sure all pertinent information is shared in timely manner.
  23. All departmental, Medical Center and safety policies and procedures are well understood and followed.
  24. Models team behaviors to frontline employees.
  25. SPD Technician skills are maintained to ensure full coverage and to enable employees to be moved from one area to another as appropriate.
  26. All problems are triaged and reported appropriately to the Supervisor or Department Manager.

 

 

  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

 

 

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. SPD Technician certification or 3 to 6 months experience working with surgical instruments.
  3. Tb Skin test, drug screen and criminal background check.

Orientation and in-services for department, to include safety of handling surgical instruments

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsible for scheduling and rescheduling of radiology services, pre-operative services and surgical cases on a daily basis.  Responsible for performing these tasks with the knowledge of scheduled case flow, communicating with various other departments on scheduling issues, and the routing of necessary Registration Department forms to facilitate desired patient outcome throughout the Registration process.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate daily in all job functions and interactions with patients, customers, coworkers, Managers, and physicians the mission and Standards of Behavior of Cypress Pointe Hospital.
  • Perform job duties professionally, consistently, and effectively to maintain and/or exceed assigned goals to support the success of the department and Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital.
  • Responsible for scheduling Pre-operative visits, Surgical, and Radiology cases into the CPSI OR Scheduling Module.
  • Responsible for the obtaining patient and clinical information pertinent to scheduling a patient for medical services. This information includes but is not limited to patient/guarantor demographics, insurance information, physician orders, and pre-certification from physician’s office.
  • Responsible for scanning the documents received from the physician’s office upon scheduling services.
  • Liaison between physicians and patients to determine surgery or radiology rescheduling or cancels and communicate the scheduling changes to team members in various departments daily.
  • Communicates with OR Manager any unusual cases or extenuating circumstances when a surgery is scheduled to prevent any interruptions to the patient flow process and surgical procedure.
  • Cultivate and maintain good working relationships with patients, physicians, vendors, and employees of all departments.
  • Handle all special requests appropriately and timely assigned from the Director of Patient Access, OR Manager, and/or Administration.
  • Must be able to handle potentially stressful situations while maintaining a positive and professional attitude.
  • Must be able to multi-task and flex working schedule to ensure customer satisfaction, completion of job duties, and to support the operations of the Registration department.
  • Demonstrates a consistent high degree of accuracy in accomplishments of daily activities.
  • Possess knowledge of scheduling procedures according to CPSH Policies.
  • Possess a working knowledge of computer utilized for scheduling and data entry.
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA Compliance on a daily basis.
  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

 

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Satisfactory completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in the healthcare setting in registration, insurance verification and/or scheduling.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Excellent organization and meticulous attention to detail.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for preparing food and the day to day delivery of food to patient care areas.  This position will assist the Dietary Manager in daily operations, in addition to duties as a diet aide.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Make and deliver patient food trays as per physician orders.
  • Maintain par level of patient frozen food meals.
  • Furnish and deliver nutrition supplements.
  • Assist Dietary Manger in front retail area of café.
  • Keep counter and tables clean in dining room.
  • Prepare food according to recipes, quality standards and presentation standards. 
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of food that is prepared.
  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen area and equipment on a daily basis. 
  • Other duties as assigned/ required.
  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

 

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalence and one (1) year of recent experience.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The CNA adheres to established nursing care standards, assists in patient admission, transfer and discharge; measures and records data relating to patient care; and reports all observed patient symptoms and reactions to appropriate personnel. The Certified Nursing Assistant will assist patients with activities of daily living (i.e. positioning, dressing, and ambulating) while demonstrating compassion and understanding for the physical and psychological needs relevant to the age of the patient served. Additional responsibilities include performing delegated patient care procedures under the supervision of a registered nurse; utilizing all equipment and supplies in an economical and prudent manner; and demonstrating compassion and respect in all contacts with patients, family members and fellow employees. They can also respond to request of physicians, nurses and other staff members.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adheres to aseptic technique.
  • Maintains patient’s safety at all times.
  • Safely transports patient maintaining patient privacy and comfort.
  • Maintains proper body mechanics while turning, lifting, bending, stretching, walking, and standing.
  • Position of patients as directed by the registered nurse or physician.
  • Knows and understands basic hand washing and aseptic techniques.
  • Performs intermittent and terminal cleaning procedures according to CPSH Policy.
  • Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and quiet environment for patients, as well as, other personnel.
  • Provides for patient privacy and confidentiality at all times, allows patient dignity to be maintained.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform in emergency situations for the safety and well-being of the patient, under direction of a registered nurse or physician.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used on Wing A.
  • Assists in maintenance care and cleanliness of supplies – cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition with proper documentation.
  • Reports damaged instruments to the Wing A/Respiratory Manager and follows proper procedure for damaged instruments and/or equipment.
  • Demonstrate complete Vital Signs (manually and mechanically)
  • Report any abnormal ranges or patient status change to RN
  • Provides patient safety, privacy and confidentiality at all times
  • Collects urine and stool specimens
  • Observes Seizure Precautions
  • Protocol for Isolation patients
  • Assist patients with Daily ADL’s. Bath, Oral hygiene, Toileting, Feeding, Ambulation
  • Empty and document accurately Surgical Drains, JP Drain, Hemovac
  • Monitors and reports any skin breakdown
  • Other duties as assigned.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and current CNA certification.
  • Must have BLS through the American Heart Association.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Medical Assistant: 3 years (Preferred)

License:

  • CMA (Preferred)
  • CNA (Preferred)

Shifts:

  • Morning (Required)

Nursing Clinical Setting:

  • General Hospital

Hours per week:

  • 20-29

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Mission of Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital is to provide compassionate, accessible, high quality and cost effective surgical care to the communities that we serve. Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital commits its premier surgical expertise and technological resources to the delivery of superior personalized surgical care. We embrace high standards in surgical care and clinical results and strive to ensure that the overall patient experience will exceed expectations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Infection Control portion of this position has responsibilities including, but are not limited to, the following:

Oversees the infection surveillance process including data analysis and intervention strategies for improving health care outcomes.

  • Daily analysis of all abnormal labs to identify potential infections requiring investigation.
  • Attend daily discharge planning meetings to ensure the patient needs are being met to prevent Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAI).
  • Track and trend previous infections to identify patterns, and act to prevent the trend from continuing.
  • Provides consultation services from an advanced infection control perspective to CPSH, the staff and physicians as required.
  • Collaborates with Clinical Directors and other management teams in assessing infection control needs .
  • Collaborates and provides direction for Employee Health with respect to communicable diseases/blood borne pathogen exposures.
  • Oversees infection control education for new employees in orientation and annual review; provides education for the staff and physicians as required.
  • Implements, reviews, interprets and revises relevant infection control policies and procedures in keeping with the current requirements.
  • Oversees compliance with accreditation agencies and state and federal regulatory, licensing and accrediting requirements with regards to infection control practices and employee health requirements.
  • Plans infection control measures in response to the emergence of epidemiological organisms to control outbreaks
  • Collaborates with the hospital management team in the event of outbreaks or trends in infection rates and possible bioterrorism exposures

Employee Health:

· This position is responsible for the coordination of employee health needs for CPSH.

· This includes identifying and addressing applicable regulatory requirements and working to develop programs and services to improve the health status of hospital employees.

· In partnership with the CPSH Human Resource Department, ensure the consistent delivery of quality employee health services to meet established goals and targets.

· This position is also responsible for obtaining initial employee health status of all applicants prior to the orientation day. Proof of immunity is mandatory for the following: TB evaluation, Flu vaccine/ denial, MMR Immunity, Varicella Immunity, Hepatitis B Immunity. Any deficiencies may be corrected by administration of booster if required.

  • Other duties as assigned/ required.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed RN in the state of Louisiana, Bachelor of Science preferred.
  • Infection control or Employee health experience preferred.
  • Pre-employment qualification: Drug screen, TB, criminal background and new staff orientation.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to document effectively and appropriately.
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule to meet the needs of the hospital. However, this position allows the applicant to choose the work schedule they prefer, such as 3 twelve hour shifts or four ten hour shifts, as long as the work load is not being neglected.
  • Must be able to function independently.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be computer proficient.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Customer Service: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

License:

  • RN (Required)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Nursing Clinical Setting:

  • General Hospital

Completed license needed:

  • Upon starting work

Shift Type:

  • Day

Uniform:

  • Nurses wear own scrubs

PRN:

  • No

Shift Length:

  • 8 hours