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Trinity Health Patient Care Technician - Operating Room in Livonia, Michigan


  • This position will be working from 11a - 7:30p.
  • Assists in room turnovers and case preparation.
  • Delivers patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Transports patients as required.


  • Patient Care Tech is assigned to rooms as needed throughout the day.
  • Refrigerator and positive pressure monitoring.
  • Daily stocking of general supplies, gloves, blankets, IV and irrigation fluids
  • Weekly equipment cleaning
  • Radiation badge delivery
  • Assist in room turnover
  • Clean the rooms (wash tables, wipe down equipment, mop floors and any case-dependent cleaning)
  • Pick up and dispose of trash (through metal detector), dirty linen and used suction canisters
  • Make up room with clean linen, linen bag, trash bags and suction canisters
  • Gather all equipment for all cases and have ready outside of room at turnover.
  • Remove and return equipment no longer needed from rooms and obtain and wipe down equipment that is needed (OEC, monitors, etc.)
  • Ensure equipment is functioning properly prior to the start of the case
  • Ensure all positioning aides are set up in room for start of the case (chest rolls, pillows, sandbags, etc.)
  • Ensure case cart is completed and ready to go for prior to the start of the case, pull supplies and equipment utilizing pick list
  • Assist with moving patients and positioning
  • Empty sharps containers from rooms and replace with new ones
  • Obtain blood from blood bank
  • Deliver specimens to lab/women’s center/pneumatic tube system, morgue
  • Act as runner for assigned rooms (I.e., equipment, supplies, x-rays, irrigation, etc.)
  • Assist in opening of sterile supplies during room set up.
  • Maintain IV and irrigation fluid stock


  • High School Graduate.
  • BLS
  • Previous Patient Care Associate experience and Nurse Aide Certification preferred.
  • Student Nurse completion of a Medical/Surgical rotation.


  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Finger and hand dexterity to handle and manipulate instruments/equipment.
  • Visual and aural acuity.
  • Turning, stooping, stretching and lifting. Lifting requires the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pounds frequently and 10 pounds constantly to move objects.


Job Number: 00176282

Location: Livonia, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - St. Mary Hosp Livonia

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Rotating Shift

Hours: 40