BSS, Autotransfusionist, Banner University Medical Center Tucson AZ, 7AM - 7PM , WSOS 331705
Location: Mesa, Arizona
Internal Number: R74468
Banner Staffing Services-AZ
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Join our Blood Recovery Services team and step in to an exciting career within the Operating Room as an Autotransfusionist! What's more exciting then watching a heartbeat, lungs expand and contract, and getting to see the patients surgical anatomy up-close and personal. As an Autotranfusionist, you will be involved in surgical cases such as heart, lung, liver transplants, traumas, heart surgeries and many other types of surgical cases.
This position will be 24-Hour on-call (6-8 shifts per month) with 2-3 regular scheduled shifts between 7AM - 7PM as needed.
A rewarding career that fits your life. Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country???s leading health systems. If you???re looking to leverage your abilities ??? you belong at Banner Staffing Services. ?? ?? ?? Banner Staffing Services (BSS) offers Registry/Per Diem opportunities within Banner Health. Registry/Per Diem positions are utilized as needed within our facilities. ??These positions offer flexibility in scheduling and are great way to start your career with Banner Health. As a BSS team member, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular opportunities within Banner Health.?? ?? As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will enjoy:?? ??????? ??Competitive wages ??????? ??Paid orientation ??????? ??Flexible Schedules (select positions) ??????? ??Fewer Shifts Cancelled ??????? ??Weekly pay ??????? ??403(b) Pre-tax retirement?? ??????? ??Employee Assistance Program ??????? ??Employee wellness program ??????? ??Discount Entertainment tickets ??????? ??Restaurant/Shopping discounts ??????? ??Auto Purchase Plan
Registry/Per Diem positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. Registry/Per Diem positions require a minimum of 4 shifts a month commitment. Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education) is required.
This position provides blood recovery services to the Operating Rooms, Intensive Care Units, Post-Operative Anesthesia Care Units, Emergency Departments, Catheterization Labs, Labor and Delivery as well as providing Platelet Gel for patients in assigned facility and the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) Clinic 24/7. Position has limited supervision with a great deal of autonomy while working in a unique environment that provides many opportunities to participate in ???cutting edge??? technology and procedures.
2. Evaluates patients to determine candidacy for Blood Recovery procedures and selects appropriate equipment to use for procedure.
3. Serves as mentor/resource/preceptor for other team members.
4. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with all team members, physicians and hospital personnel.
5. Records and documents accurately all procedures per Food and Drug Administration (FDA), American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), College of American Pathologist (CAP), Joint Commission (JC) guidelines. Enters procedures into database.
6. Maintains, cleans, decontaminates, and stocks all equipment.
7. Performs Point of Care Testing (POCT). Conducts Quality Control/Analysis (QA/QC) on POCT machines and Blood Recovery Equipment.
8. Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for providing blood recovery services in assigned department. Provides direct patient care, interacts with physicians, clinical staff, patients, patient family members and other facility personnel. External interaction with the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) Clinic as needed.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES DIRECTLY REPORTING None MATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTING None TYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES N/A
Banner Health Leadership will strive to uphold the mission, values, and purpose of the organization. They will serve as role models for staff and act in a people-centered, service excellence-focused, and results-oriented manner.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep, Chaplain, RN) Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently. Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs. Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color vision. Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and ability to grasp and handle objects. Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating, transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair. May be required to lift up to 75 pounds. Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and bodily fluids. Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone. May require periodic use of personal computer. Must have reliable transportation and live within 30 minutes of home facility.
Bachelors or Associates Degree in science or related field or equivalent experience.
Current Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BLS/CPR) for Healthcare Providers course completion card. Valid Drivers License in good standing.
Possesses a basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, sterile technique, quality control/analysis (QA/QC), Point of Care Testing (POCT) of lab specimens, computer databases and troubleshooting. Demonstrates effective decision making and organizational skills in response to changes in shift operations or emergency situations. Ability to resolve concerns in a prompt and effective manner. Possesses a calm demeanor in difficult and stressful situations. Skilled in troubleshooting and resolving all equipment issues in an effective composed manner while in a stressful and disagreeable environment. Ability to think creatively to solve problems or suggest improvements to the department and organization as a whole. Possesses effective communication skills to facilitate dissemination of critical information to physicians, team members and other hospital personnel. Uses common sense in all situations. Complete knowledge and understanding of FDA, AABB, CAP, JC and other agencies governing Blood Recovery policies, procedures, protocols and processes.
Prior experience in Blood Recovery. Certified Perioperative Blood Management Technologist (C-PBMT). Prior experience in operating room, hospital or healthcare.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages:
Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health.
Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible.
The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.