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Assist in the delivery of direct care and support operational functions in the PACU/Pre-op/Anesthesia at the Cardiovascular Center Operating Rooms.

  • Assist with patient admission and patient care.
  • Assist with transfer from the Pre-Op Holding to the Operating Room, transfer from Operating Room to PACU and transfer to other units as needed.
  • Perform pre-operative patient shave preparation and routine lab tests.
  • Responsible for setting up, stocking, and cleaning Preop/PACU/Anesthesia.
  • Assist in the preparation of surgical equipment and assist with inventory.
  • Assist with preparation of rooms including cleaning, pulling trash, linen and reorganizing to follow surgical procedures.
  • Obtain and deliver supplies and equipment from other departments

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma, GED or equivalent, ability to read and write,  and one of the following:

  • Junior status in an accredited BSN program
  • 2nd year in accredited ADN program
  • Bachelors Degree in Applied Medical Science
  • a minimum 1-year recent experience in an unlicensed assistive role in a patient care setting, such as nurse aide in a hospital setting
  • a minimum two years experience in in an unlicensed assistive role in a patient care setting in a nursing home or other health care environment
  • Good attendance record
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer relations
  • Must have a commitment to contributing to a positive department culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team in addition to being able to take direction.

Desired Qualifications*

Recent OR/PACU experience (within 5 years).

Work Schedule

Hours: Temporary, Full or Part time.

Shift: Day, Afternoons.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.