United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

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Patient Aide

at United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Reference #: 14003

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Provides direct patient care by assisting patients with changing linens, ambulation, and transport. Maintains a clean and orderly patient care environment. Assists during patient examinations and procedures. Obtains and records patient vital signs, provides nutritional intake and reports results and observations. Demonstrates the primary goal of efficiently providing surgical services that exceed customer expectations and improve clinical and financial operations.

Demonstrates ability to work as a team member and to communicate directly and professionally. Is flexible, reliable, productive, patient-oriented, and self-motivated. Portrays the facility in a positive light to others. Avoids being involved in gossip spreading or conversations that promote discord of staff members. Maintains professional conduct and appearance.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, physicians, and other employees. Bilingual preferred.

Shall be physically able to stand, walk, and maintain varied body motions and positions for long periods of time. Demonstrates manual dexterity. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee shall be able to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Shall be able to hear and speak. Shall be able to move up to 100 pounds.

Responsible for knowing the processes involved assuring the standards established by HIPAA, and ensuring they are followed including the practices and records relating to the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information.

Required Skills

Knows and adheres to policies of the Center and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.

Follows standards, policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for peri-operative nursing care according to accepted standards.

Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge in aseptic technique.

Demonstrates ability to understand the unique needs of each age group of the patient population.

Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens.

Seeks involvement in activities that promote professional growth and behavior.

Uses good body mechanics and aseptic technique.

Remains calm and functions as a team member during times of stress and crisis situations.

Able to take vital signs and apply V/S monitors and documents appropriately.

Able to obtain 10 lead EKG

Informs Manager of applicable day-to-day situations.

Follows employee health and other personnel and staffing policies.

Required Experience

Certified Nursing Assistant

current CPR

Demonstrates necessary clinical competency

Job Location
EL PASO, Texas, United States
Company Location
Paso del Norte (520)
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