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Surgical Liaison, PACU, per diemJob ID 147598 Date posted 04/22/2018
Assigned to Surgical waiting area to facilitate communication among patients, families/friends, physicians and perioperative staff. Primary function to communicate non-clinical information regarding patient status and progress in Holding, OR, PACU and SDC throughout the perioperative course. To Facilitate availability of patient families for confidential physician discussions. To facilitate family involvement in perioperative care by assisting with unobtrusive and approved visitation to Holding, PACU and SDC. To facilitate perioperative service patient and family satisfaction. To assure Patient Advocate involvement in service recovery as needed. To direct patients and families within the waiting areas for Surgery, PAT and Anesthesia consultations.
Excellent communications skills, the ability to be empathetic and kind. Flexible, able to manage several issues simultaneously. Professional appearance and demeanor. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Per diem, hours assigned as needed to cover days off and vacations for full-time staff.