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Hawaii Pacific Health Perioperative Aide - Perioperative Services in Lihue, Hawaii

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Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical center dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua‘i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs, including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. Wilcox is the first American College of Surgeons-verified Level III Trauma Center in the state of Hawai‘i. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox with its Get with the Guidelines award for Stroke (S), Gold Plus and Honor Roll Elite Plus. Wilcox is a Healthgrades five-star recipient for the treatment of heart attack and five-start recipient for treatment of Stroke; and is the only medical center in the state to be named a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital by the National Rural Health Association.

Our Perioperative Services department provides full support throughout the duration of a patient's surgical procedure, spanning ward admission, anesthesia, surgery and recovery. Professional care services include identification of the patient’s individual needs, patient care plan development and implementation and the coordination of nursing service to restore each patient’s health before, during and after a surgical procedure.

As the Perioperative Aide, you will form part of our award-winning Surgical Services continuum and help to provide life-changing surgery services to patients at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Your responsibilities include assisting the perioperative care team in various aspects of patient care, including transportation of patients, supplies/equipment, specimens, and blood products to, from, and within the surgical unit. You also assist with surgical instrument processing, OR inventory management and other clerical functions. We are looking for someone with excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work effectively in a high-intensity environment and adapt to rapid changes in work assignments and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: ILWU

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: High school or equivalent. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card.

Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year experience as a hospital nurse aide, preferably in acute care setting.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Perioperative Aide - Perioperative Services

Category Surgical Services

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 15570

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