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Pre-Op Assessment Tech

Company: Centura Health
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Welcome to Centura Health Welcome to Centura Health - the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options and possibility where you can chart the direction and flow of your career. Welcome to the freedom to believe in what you believe, and welcome to a family guided by shared values and a commitment to extending the healing ministry of Christ. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams and overflowing community. And welcome to wholeness of mind, body and spirit. Welcome to Centura Health.
Pay Range $16. 23 - $21.62/hr
Flourishing Begins Here You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills - but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more. This is the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a supportive, team environment with resources to help you flourish and leaders who care about your success.
The Pre-op Assessment Technician functions as an integral member of the Pre-op Assessment Department to assist in the provision of quality care to patients presenting to PAT and works under the direction of the RN. This position involves no delegation of tasks or supervision of other members of the healthcare team. The PAT Tech will assume personal accountability for organizational mission, core, and SHARE values. Paramount to this role will be the need for excellent communication skills, as this position will be the primary contact in public relations for this unit. The scope of responsibilities include: data collection related to patient care, phlebotomy, obtaining vitals signs and EKGs, and frequent communication with various physician's offices via phone and fax; documenting this interaction in the medical record. In collaboration with the healthcare team, the Pre-op Assessment Technician coordinates the clerical functions and activities of the department, working closely with Central Scheduling to ensure the best utilization of departmental human resources. The Pre-op Assessment Technician is responsible for the accurate transcription of physician's orders, while managing patient documentation systems. This employee demonstrates the ability to facilitatecommunication between healthcare team members to coordinate patient care and is sensitive to the needs of patients, families, and fellow coworkers.
What You Bring/Job Requirements In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

* High School Diploma/G.E.D., Preferred
* Successful passing of written pre-assessment preferred
* Completion of St. Mary-Corwin HUC orientation preferred
* Knowledge of medical terminology symbols, and abbreviations, charting procedures-documentation, and computer skills including use of, TDS, Excel and Windows applications
* Has knowledge of organizational chart/ relationships
* Basic Life Support from American Heart Association, Required
* Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B or EMT-I) Preferred
Physical Requirements - Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
Your Connected Community When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
For more than 135 years, St. Mary-Corwin has cared for the people of Pueblo and the surrounding southern Colorado communities. Driven by a commitment to Pueblo and our healing ministry, St. Mary-Corwin is focused on its core areas of clinical strength: Cancer Care and Orthopedic Services. This concentration enables St. Mary-Corwin to serve the southern Colorado region with high-quality, high-value care for generations to come. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado, including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more.
Caring for Your Whole Well Being We're committed to delivering whole person care and understand that a comprehensive benefits package enriches the lives of our associates at work and at home. At Centura Health, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and may include:

* 401K, which includes matching when eligible
* Three Health Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents
* Two Dental Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents
* Vision Insurance including covering eligible dependents
* Daycare & Medical Flexible Spending Account Options
* Leaves of Absence, Short Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability
* Life Insurance and Spouse & Child/Dependent Life Insurance Coverage Options
* Voluntary Benefits including Hospital Indemnity Coverage, Critical Illness, Accident, Permanent Life insurance, and Norton LifeLock
* Paid Time Off & Sick Pay
* Shift Differentials
* Employee Wellness Resources
* Employee Assistance Programs
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Relocation assistance based on location
* Associate Discounts for Phone, Cell Phone Plans, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Auto Buying, Pet Insurance, and much more...
The pay rate for this position is listed above and varies based on experience, skills, and comparison to others who are already in this role. *If you do not see the pay range for this position listed, you are on a third-party job board. All our pay ranges are posted on our careers site www.centura.org/careers. Please visit our careers' page and apply today!

Keywords: Centura Health, Pueblo , Pre-Op Assessment Tech, Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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