About the position:
Responsible for direction, coordination, and flow of patient care in the Perioperative Services Department which includes all services offered in pre-admission testing, ambulatory surgery, operating room, post-anesthetic care, endoscopy lab, and central sterile processing. Consults with staff, physicians, and the Perioperative Services Director on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure that the patients’ safety and care needs are met. Assists Director in meeting all regulatory requirements. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department. Provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the perioperative environment. Communicates with the surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition. Coordinates the activities related to the maintenance of equipment, supply inventory and related processes. Assesses perioperative unit for equipment functioning and readiness. Ensures all appropriate needs of perioperative team are met. Participates and leads activities to ensure patient satisfaction and safety goals are met. Other duties as assigned.
- High School graduate or equivalent.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Medical Secretary or previous related job experience.
- Certifications as indicated by the Steward Certification document.
- Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
- Additional languages desirable.
- Basic computer knowledge.
About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Odessa Regional Medical Center was founded in 1975 as Odessa Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Through the years, the hospital grew and evolved into a full-service healthcare facility and the name was changed to Odessa Regional Medical Center to reflect its larger campus and more comprehensive services. The hospital has 225 beds and has approximately 250 physicians on staff and has over 700 employees.
Today, ORMC offers a wide spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced diagnostic imaging technology, emergency care, innovative surgical procedures, maternity care, comprehensive cardiac services and general medical care.
About the Shift:
Full Time Days
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.