Operating Room Aide

2 weeks ago
ID
2017-3970
Type
Full-Time
Shift
7.5 Hour
Category
Non-Licensed Professions
Shift Details
8am - 4pm w-variable hours possible if needed
Operating Room
Potsdam
Education: Required Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Licensure / Certification
<div><p style="margin: 0px;">BLSCertification Required.</p><p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0px;">Certified anesthesia technician (Cer.A.T.) or equivalent certification preferred.&nbsp; (Or willing to obtain 24 months)</p></div>

Job Summary

Prepares anesthesia equipment and supplies necessary for administration of general, monitored anesthesia care, or regional anesthesia and supports anesthesia services. Maintains inventory levels of anesthesia equipment and supplies.  Cleans and disinfects an operating room by properly disposing infectious waste, mopping floors, cleaning equipment and washing tables and sinks. Work is done using specific cleaning products to ensure the safety of patients. Responsible for supporting the efforts of all Operating Room staff to help guarantee patient safety and achieve the successful completion of daily surgical procedures. Focus of the position is on identifying staff needs, communicating effectively and assisting in the delivery of excellent customer service and patient care. Adhere to the professional standards of the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN).

Core Responsibilities

  1. Prepares and maintains Anesthesia equipment and supplies as directed by Anesthesia Providers.  
  2. Assist anesthesia providers as directed. 
  3. Responsible for surgical room cleanliness and turning over rooms between surgeries, maintains operating rooms and support areas. Adheres to infection control policies and procedures.                                             
  4. Monitor and assist with inventory control including but not limited to restocking anesthesia supplies.
  5. Assist in moving and positioning patients.
  6. Participate in performance improvement projects.
  7. Delivers appropriate equipment to specified areas. Examples include but are not limited to orthopedic equipment, inpatient beds, ambulatory stretchers, and patient positioning devices.

EOE

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