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Operating Room Assistant

Company: White Plains Hospital
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Operating Room Assistant performs patient and non-patient functions under the direction of the Registered Professional Nurse. Duties include but are not limited to transport of patients into and from the Operating Room, assisting with positioning of patient, assisting with the turnover of the OR room by bringing in and removing equipment from the OR rooms, stocking supplies in the OR rooms and maintaining orderliness of supplies and equipment in the OR storage areas, retrieves ordered medications from pharmacy and blood from blood bank, assists in picking cases, reports any equipment in need of repair to the appropriate persons, performs clerical duties and all other duties as assigned Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.Performs tasks listed in job summary according to policy and procedure.Integrates patients rights into work practice.Utilizes current methods of infection control.Participates in Performance Improvement Initiatives.Utilizes appropriate steps in the decision making process to include recognition and priority setting related to patient care and unit based issues.Collaborates and communicates with the health care team.Completes competency requirements.Attends mandatory in-services.Attends staff meetings as required/ requested.Utilizes cost containment practices.Adheres to all WPHC policies and procedures including dress code, code of conduct, customer service, attendance and submission of annual physical.Performs other duties as assignedPerforms all other related duties as assigned Education & Experience RequirementsHigh School Diploma/EquivalencyPrevious experience in hospital or with patient care preferred Core CompetenciesAbility to act in a professional capacity and serve as a role model. Retains composure under stress.Communicates effectively (written and verbal) in English Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work EnvironmentMay be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospitals SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospitals Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.Must be physically able to frequently transport heavy objects more than 50 lbs and lift patients of all weights with a minimum of one (1) assist or assistive device; perform difficult manipulative, arm hand steadiness and hand eye coordination skills; walk and stand for prolonged periods of time. Must be physically able to meet all regulatory requirements 100% of the time.Must have the ability to concentrate on fine detail with interruption and attend to tasks for more than 60 minutes at a time frequently.Individual must be able to understand theories behind several related concepts and remember multiple tasks given during the course of a day.Must be able to detect objects closely and far away and hears normal sounds with some background noises. Primary Population ServedCheck appropriate box(s) below:Neonatal (birth 28 days)Patients with exceptional communication needsInfant (29 days less than 1 year)Patients with developmental delaysPediatric (1 12 years)Patients at end of lifeAdolescent (13 17 years)Patients under isolation precautionsAdult (18 64 years)Patients with cultural needsGeriatric (> 65 years)All populationsBariatric Patients with weight related comorbiditiesNon-patient care populationThe responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.Salary Range: $36,814.05-$55,210.35Location: White Plains Hospital WPH CAMS - Operating RoomSchedule: Full Time, Day, Monday-Friday 11a-7pby Jobble

Keywords: White Plains Hospital, White Plains , Operating Room Assistant, Other , White Plains, New York

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