Surgical Services Attendant / Part-Time

  • Novant Health UVA Culpeper Medical Center
  • Culpeper, VA 22701, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

The Surgical Services Attendant performs cleaning and housekeeping duties in the OR/PACU.  The Surgical Services Attendant transports patients.  They will assist the surgical team by gathering and setting up equipment prior to surgical procedures.  The Surgical Services Attendant assists the surgical team with moving and positioning the patient, and supporting extremities for prepping Transports patients via wheelchair, stretcher or bed Cleaning of operating rooms between cases Assist with terminal cleaning of operating rooms at end of the schedule Assisting with patient positioning and preps Transporting equipment and/or supplies Maintenance of general linen par levels Disposing of dirty linens, trash and hazardous waste promptly and in accordance with hospital/department policy Maintaining adequate portable medical gas tanks in the operating room Assists with putting supplies away Demonstrates effective customer relation skills Basic aseptic technique knowledge Reports damaged equipment or malfunctioning equipment following protocol Knowledgeable of suction apparatus for disposal of body fluids Secures the OR at the end of OR day Restocks linen non-sterile supplies, sterile supplies where appropriate Monitors temperature and humidity in OR's with protocol followed with supervisors with variances Hazardous chemical handling following safety protocol and hospital protocol i.e. Formalin Demonstrates accountability and communicates clearly for professional behavior EXEMPTION STATUS Non-exempt REQUIREMENTS Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred Experience: Prior experience preferred Previous operating room experience preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities required: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure materials Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing, oral or diagram form Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to customers, clients and other employees of the organization Licensure/Certification: BLS preferred



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