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Title:  Perioperative Clinical Tech

Req #:  216365
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

Site:  Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville

Unit:  Surgery

Hours:  Day/PM - flexible to work both day shift and pm shift

Status:  Full Time

 

Position Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Certified Nursing Assistant, EMT or Certified Phlebotomist trained and eligible for certification or 12 months relevant OR or healthcare/clinical experience.

CPR certification.
Good communication skills
Basic computer skills
Good organizational skills
Good interpersonal/ customer service skills
Ability to work in fast paced environment with established constraints.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases.
Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities up to 50lbs.
Ability to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age group of patients.
Ability to communicate appropriately within the constraints of the OR environment.


If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
The Perioperative Clinical Technician (PCT) supports the nursing staff in the provision of care to all patients requiring surgical intervention in the operating room. Works under the direction of the RN in accordance with the standards of practice and the mission and philosophy of Advocate Aurora Condell Medical Center.

Accountabilities:
Responsible for professional growth and self~development objectives.
Participates in the preparation of the operating rooms and / or case carts.
Ensures the surgery area is appropriately stocked and supplied to meet the needs of the patient and nursing staff.
Provides assistance with supportive clinical tasks as defined by policy and procedure and as directed by licensed RN staff.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.