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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.
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 physicians 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 physicians orders, while managing patient documentation systems . This employee demonstrates the ability to facilitate communication between healthcare team members to coordinate patient care and is sensitive to the needs of patients, families, and fellow coworkers.
$13.64 - $19.38/hr
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
HS Diploma/GED 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
BLS from the American Heart Association, Required
Emergency Medical Technician, 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 Healths 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
Were committed to delivering whole person care and understand that a comprehensive benefits package will enrich 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
Employee Wellness Resources
Employee Assistance Programs
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 of our pay ranges are clearly posted on our careers site www.centura.org/careers. Please visit our Careers page and apply today!
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.