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Unit Description


Care Site Description

St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health — and hope — to our patients.

Fast Facts about St. Mary's and Grand Junction

  • Grand Junction , Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
  • Awe-inspring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
  • 300+ days of sunshine
  • Exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping, biking or skiing on the Grand Mesa
  • Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
  • Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
  • A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
  • The heart of Colorado's wine country
  • Close to world-famous destinations such as Moab, Utah, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
  • Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah
  • 2,020 associates, 434 physicians
  • 346 beds (310 are staffed)

Services & Expertise

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services
  • CareFlight
  • Center for Brain & Spine Surgery
  • Emergency Services
  • Family Medicine Residency
  • Level II Trauma Center with Pediatric Commitment
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Orthopedics & Spine Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Regional Blood Center
  • Regional Cancer Center
  • Surgical Specialties incl. minimally invasive & robotics
  • Women's Health & Childbirth Services

For hospital information, Visit: www.stmarygj.org

For information on our community, Visit: www.visitgrandjunction.com


Description

Job Description

Facilitates smooth flow of the surgery schedule. Transports and prepares patients for surgery using safe patient handling techniques. Prepares and obtains patient beds, changes bed linens, runs errands, answers telephones and responds quickly to pages and/or Vocera requests. Accurately anticipates and facilitates room set up for all procedures; providing all necessary equipment. Maintains continuous knowledge of surgery schedule and is present to assist with turning over of surgical suites. Follows proper procedure when picking up blood and blood products and delivering specimens to the lab.

Orders and stocks supplies to maintain adequate par levels. -Maintains awareness of supply, linen, fluid and blanket warmer par levels and restocks as necessary -Participates in ordering and putting away of supplies e.g. dietary, storeroom and special order items -Judiciously uses supplies

Assists in maintaining a safe and efficient environment. Verifies and logs warmer temperatures. Verifies eyewash stations. Maintains utility and equipment rooms. Assures equipment is readily available and in good working order for emergent cases e.g. fracture table. Assists in maintaining an orderly surgical suite by putting away used and unused supplies and equipment


Qualifications

Job Description

Facilitates smooth flow of the surgery schedule. Transports and prepares patients for surgery using safe patient handling techniques. Prepares and obtains patient beds, changes bed linens, runs errands, answers telephones and responds quickly to pages and/or Vocera requests. Accurately anticipates and facilitates room set up for all procedures; providing all necessary equipment. Maintains continuous knowledge of surgery schedule and is present to assist with turning over of surgical suites. Follows proper procedure when picking up blood and blood products and delivering specimens to the lab.

Orders and stocks supplies to maintain adequate par levels. -Maintains awareness of supply, linen, fluid and blanket warmer par levels and restocks as necessary -Participates in ordering and putting away of supplies e.g. dietary, storeroom and special order items -Judiciously uses supplies

Assists in maintaining a safe and efficient environment. Verifies and logs warmer temperatures. Verifies eyewash stations. Maintains utility and equipment rooms. Assures equipment is readily available and in good working order for emergent cases e.g. fracture table. Assists in maintaining an orderly surgical suite by putting away used and unused supplies and equipment

Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG-Surgery
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 6/12/2017 11:02:54 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17004105
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