MCG Health System Perianesthesia Assistant in Augusta, Georgia

Perianesthesia Assistant

Work Location:

Augusta University Medical Center

Req Number:

14360

Department Name:

6662 Perianesthesia

Shift:

Rotating

Position Status:

Full Time

Employment Status:

Regular

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Position Description

The Perianesthesia Assistant supports professional staff in providing care and service to pre and post-surgical/procedure patients/families. Under direct supervision of licensed nursing personnel, performs a variety of skilled activities that contribute to the comfort, care and safety of patients. Supports the patients/families throughout the perianesthesia experience. Competent, trained and skilled in all perianesthesia nursing areas; therefore able to float to all another nursing areas within perianesthesia as needed.

Position Requirements

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization. Graduate of a technical nursing assistant or medical assistant program. Current CNA certificate (certified nursing assistant). Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification. Computer skills- email, TimeNet, on-line training, patient care documentation Outstanding organizational and communication skills, must speak, read and write English

Preferred Requirements

2 years CNA experience in a hospital or acute care setting.

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