St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.
A Room Support performs routine patient care activities and related non-professional services in the care of the sub-acute, acute, and critically ill patient under the direction of the R.N. circulator and first line supervisor. This position treats/cares for patients of all ages.
Has a minimum of one year Operating Room experience or one year's experience in general hospital setting
Current American Heart Association BLS/CPR card
Certification in medical terminology course; must pass medical terminology equivalency test
Must have legible handwriting, knowledge of spelling, grammar and basic arithmetic
Demonstrate skills in dealing with the public and telephone courtesy
Demonstrated skill in patient transfers to wheelchairs, gurneys, etc.
Skilled in proper use of body mechanics
Self motivated; able to initiate tasks as instructed