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OR Aide - Surgery

  • Job ID: 054362814
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Chautauqua at WCA
  • Department: Surgery
  • Location: 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown NY 14702
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.80 to $20.56 / hour

Description

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Purpose:

Cleans and prepares the operating room between surgery cases. Assists the nursing staff in providing equipment and supplies.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the transfer and positioning of patient pre- and post-operative.
  • Provide interim room cleaning between surgical procedures including the retrieval and proper storage of special equipment
  • Maintain supplies for scrub sink and substerile rooms.
  • Accomplish according to procedure interim and terminal cleaning of operating rooms.
  • Assist with transfer of patients to/from the surgical suite, lithotripsy site and to the recovery room upon completion of procedure.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport and cooperative relationship with medical staff, co-workers, supervisors and others.
  • Assist the lithotripsy registered nurse in the collection of all anticipated supplies and/or equipment and their replacement.
  • Perform job functions with consideration to thoroughness, accuracy and neatness; effect on patients and others; demonstrating technical knowledge and competence.
  • Report unusual circumstances and exceptions to practice.
  • Demonstrate dependability, reliability and independent judgment recognizing priorities to accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority.
  • Clean equipment after the procedure and returns equipment to proper storage site.
  • Run errands to laboratory, X-ray and other departments.
  • Practice universal blood and body fluid precautions.
  • Accomplish daily and weekly cleaning of scrub sinks, substerile rooms, and other assigned areas according to procedure.
  • Project a positive image of self and the Hospital when dealing with medical staff, ancillary departments, patients/families, community and others.
  • Assist staff and physicians to maintain patient safety, transport and care during the lithotripsy procedure.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED required. Vocational/technical training preferred. Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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