WellStar Health Systems Perioperative Nursing Assistant in smyrna, Georgia


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The Perioperative Nursing Assistant (PNA) is a support care provider who functions under the direction of the clinical nurse (Registered Professional Nurse). The primary focus will be to promote a positive patient surgical experience by partnering with the surgical team to provide excellence in customer service within the surgical environment with age appropriate responsibilities. May aid in the preoperative holding area and with anesthesia personnel. The Perioperative Nursing Assistant practices aseptic technique in the performance of certain core job functions. Assumes the responsibility for professional growth and self-development. Can perform core job functions as identified in the skills checklist with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment which requires multi-tasking activities and ongoing communication the surgical team. Must be able to perform under stressful conditions with a compassionate, respectful and helpful manner. Must be able to take direction from a variety of care providers. Must be organized with excellent communication skills.


Required Minimum Education : The Perioperative Nursing Assistant is a high school graduate or equivalent

Required Minimum Experience : Preferred six months- experience in procedural area or environmental services.

Required Minimum Skills : The Perioperative Nursing Assistant can work collaboratively with the perioperative team and to function independently under the direction of the charge nurse. The Perioperative Nursing Assistant must perform multiple tasks in an organized and timely manner and must be self-motivated. The Perioperative Nursing Assistant must be able to effectively communicate and understand verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude.

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Department Perioperative Nursing Assistant

Facility WellStar Cobb Hospital

Category Nursing Support

City Smyrna

Shift Days

State Georgia