Perioperative Care Technician - Pavillion for Women

 
Position: Perioperative Care Technician - Pavillion for Women

Job ID: 156881

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW OR

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 3p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Perioperative Care Technician (PCT) -  someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll assist the perioperative team in the acquisition, preparation, and application of supplies, instrumentation, and equipment necessary to performing perioperative procedures.



Responsibilities :

Provides age appropriate care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonate, Infant, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult

  • Implements safety measures that are appropriate to developmental age
  • Communicates appropriately with each developmental age group and their family
  • Ensures the availability of age appropriate surgical supplies, anesthetic equipment, and instrumentation
  • Retrieves recovery room cribs/beds outside the OR room for each patient prior to the patient transport to he monitored unit
  • Delivers sterile and unsterile instrumentation/equipment, linen, and supply setups as designated by the surgical procedure
  • Anticipates equipment/instrument/supply needs based on the patient age and procedure; retrieves items and safely sets up equipment during room setup as assigned by the circulating nurse
  • Demonstrates aseptic and sterile technique for all anesthesia, supplies, instrumentation, and equipment according to AORN Standards of Practice and OSHA guidelines
  • Assists when needed with assembling and opening supplies for surgical procedures, setting up EKG leads, pulse oximeter, and NIBP cuffs on the OR bed, and setting up IV’s
  • Cleans and restocks according to par levels and/or case specific supplies, blanket/fluid warmers, supply carts and anesthesia machines prior to the patient entering the room (spot checks between every other procedure)
  • Assists with the supervision and maintenance of all anesthesia and surgical equipment
  • Maintains surgical and anesthesia equipment as it relates to proper cleaning and sterilization of airway related equipment, diagnostic & monitoring equipment, etc. on a daily basis
  • Completes other departmental surgical service duties as assigned by the Manager/Service Coordinator
  • Serves as a preceptor to new employees and assists in completing orientation forms and skills lists by designated time frame


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

Completion of high school

          Minimum of one year of hospital experience

          One year of OR/Anesthesia related experience preferred



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