Surgical Aide/Transporter Full Time Days AdventHealth Fish Memorial
Location Address: 1055 Saxon Boulevard Orange City, Florida 32763
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Full Time, Day Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transports patients to department in a timely manner. Interacts with patients in a professional and courteous manner.
Maintains unit supply and equipment inventories as indicated.
Performs surgical preps in accordance to established policy and protocol.
Assists with patient positioning and lifting
Communicates with medical staff, and all indicated ancillary services to assure an appropriate continuum of patient care.
Assists with the assembly of operating room equipment
Cleans surgical areas and equipment using established cleaning processes within required timeframes.
Maintains appropriate infection control measures and maintains a safe patient environment
Assists in the application of splints, casts, and other rigid dressings.
Provides traction application of varying degrees of complexity under direct physician guidance.
Assists with delivery of surgical specimens to the laboratory.
Stocks all work areas and replenishes rotating inventories as directed.
Obtains and delivers items essential for patient care as directed.
Assures safe disposal of bio-hazardous materials.
Adheres to standards of universal precautions.
Assists operating room staff personnel in the smooth transition between surgical cases.
Other duties as assigned.
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Must be able to use computer for patient information and basic department clerical functions.
Powered and non-powered Perioperative equipment and instruments including surgical beds and stretchers, anesthesia machines, positioning devices and hazardous waste/contaminated supplies and equipment handling
BLS required within 90 days of hire
EVS or industrial cleaning experience preferred
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High school graduate or equivalent is required.
Patient care and communications skills to work with patients from infant, childhood, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
Basic computer skills required.
Six months customer service or equivalent is necessary.
One year experience in healthcare setting required
One year experience in hospital or specialized department setting preferred.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Must obtain BLS within 90 Days of hire and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
CNA or other direct patient care experience preferred
Six months customer service or equivalent preferred
The Supply and Equipment Technician performs multiple departmental assigned tasks that facilitate the transportation of patients, positioning of patients, room readiness and the turnover processes between surgical procedures. Technical functions including assisting in patient preparations, holding for preps, assembling equipment, assisting anesthesia care givers as directed, and performing environmental sanitation within the operating room and immediate ancillary units.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.