Patient Care Asst II


Operating Room

Smithtown, NY

Part Time, With Weekend and Holiday rotation

Varied hours

any start time between 6am and 9am

High school diploma or equivalent is required

DUTIES: As a member of the health care team performs a variety of functions related to patient transport, inventory control, cleanliness and maintenance of unit.  QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or GED equivalency required. Must have completed a CNA training class and/or completed Fundamentals of Nursing in a nursing program. Minimum of one year's experience in patient care and housekeeping experience preferred. Ability to use basic equipment located in OR/PACU/ASU including sterilizers, and floor maintenance equipment.  SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Position requires standing on feet for long periods of time. Is able to make deliveries to other departments. Ability to bend, stretch, reach and handle/finger delicate objects. Must be able to transport, lift and position patients. Must be able to move heavy OR equipment. Must be able to lift and remove garbage and linen from unit. Must possess the ability to operate floor buffers and wet vac. Manual dexterity required to operate medical equipment and housekeeping equipment. Excellent verbal and auditory skills required for communicating clearly and effectively with patients, physicians, families, care team members, other hospital departments. Ability to cope with physical and emotional stress.