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Trinity Health Ambulatory Surgery PCT in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time


Day Shift



Supports the professional clinical staff by providing direct patient care and performing studies and tests as assigned by the physician or RN. These duties may vary by shift or may be unit-specific. Serves the population from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.


· Transports patients in a safe and efficient manner; includes checking patient identification and reviewing chart for basic requirements.

· Performs or assists patients with personal hygiene such as, perineal care, oral hygiene, back rubs, making occupied/unoccupied carts, obtaining meals, sensory devices (i.e., hearing aids).

· Assists patient with ambulation.

· Assists patients in dressing/undressing.

· Assists patient with elimination needs (i.e., bedpans, urinal, ambulation to bathroom). Empties catheter bags and colostomy bags.

· Measures and records temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure, measures and records height and weight.

· Answers patient call lights and responds appropriately.

· Performs special procedures including positioning and maintaining patient in correct and safe alignment.

· Collects and labels urine specimens. Performs urine Hcgs.

· Measures and applies PAS stockings.

· Performs order entry in computer.

· Applies elbow protectors and anti-embolism stockings.

· Performs pre-op shave prep as needed.

· Assists with room preparation for anticipated admissions.


· High school diploma or GED required.

· Completion of 75-hour or 120-hour Certified Nursing Assistant Program or a minimum of one semester of nursing school.

· Must be on State C.N.A. Registry (If not enrolled in Nursing school)

· Previous hospital experience preferred.

· Work requires the interpersonal skills necessary to comfort patients, their families and/or significant others; and to communicate effectively with co-workers and physicians.

· Work requires the analytic ability necessary to prioritize own workload.

· Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. The acceptable credentialing body is the American Heart Association.

· Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

· Ability to read, write and speak English language.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran