CEVEC is fortunate to have partnered with the Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital where students have the opportunity to explore different jobs in the Health Care field. Students do four week rotations through 10 different departments where they perform hands-on entry level jobs. Students are at Hillcrest four days a week. Tuesday is our classroom day where students learn HIPAA regulations, how to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Hand Washing, Medical Vocabulary, Interviewing Skills, and Employment Expectations and Skills.
Hillcrest Hospital Job Rotations:
Central Processing Department
-Delivering and picking up equipment, cleaning/sterilizing equipment, learning about the instruments used in surgery.
Dietary - Aramark
-Food preparation/portioning, dish machine, cleaning cafeteria, stocking, food line, silverware wrap
-Cleaning of public areas and patient rooms, pediatric emergency rooms, surgery center, medical office buildings, and learning the set up of conference rooms
-Stocking linen carts for delivery to differnt nursing units, pulling dirty linens, and passing out scrubs to the medical staff.
-Delivering, picking up, sorting mail in four main hospital buildings as well as two medical buildings
-Cleaning and sanitizing surgery carts, preparing surgery roll ups, pulling dirty linens, and placing surgery carts in rooms as directed by the nursing staff.
-Cleaning operating rooms after surgery, setting room up for surgery and specimen delivery.
Equipment and Patieint Transport
-Wheelchairs and cart inventory and transfer, replacing O2 tanks, working with a patient transporter to discharge patients, observing transportation of patients throughout the hospital.
-Taking inventory on nursing floors, pulling orders and delivering to the nursing units, stocking sterilized water, and learning safe operations of equipment following OSHA regulations.
-Working at the Information Desk with Clinic Employees to assist patients and visitors navegating through the hospital.