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Perioperative Assistant - Surgery

Req #:  109736
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Nursing Assistant
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

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Perioperative Assistant

Surgery

Good Samaritan Hospital Downers Grove, IL

Full Time

Day Shift 7a-7p

 

JOB SUMMARY:


To support the nursing staff in the provision of care to all patients requiring surgical intervention in the Operating Room.

Accountabilities:
Participates in maintenance of the Surgery Department
Responsibility of professional growth, self~development and objective
Provide assistance with supportive clinical tasks as defined by policy and procedure as directed by licensed RN staff and Surgeons
Assists with direct patient care under the direction of the Nursing staff
Participates in the preparation of the Operating rooms/Case
Ensures the Surgery area is appropriately stocked and supplied to meet the needs of the patient and Nursing Staff

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·      High School education

·       6 months ~ 1 year previous patient care experience in a hospital setting

·       Ability to use computer keyboard

·       Knowledge of medical terminology

·       CPR Ability to rotate shifts to provide coverage

·       Exposure to various contagious disease, radiation, chemical, caustic materials, electrical equipment and hazards associated with their use

·       Ability to perform heavy lifting in accordance with DOL definition, bending, squatting, standing for prolonged periods and reaching overhead.

·       Ability to handle multiple requests for assistance and to work in a fast paced stressful environment
 


Purpose:
To support the nursing staff in the provision of care to all patients requiring surgical intervention in the Operating Room.

Accountabilities:
Participates in maintenance of the Surgery Department
Responsibility of professional growth, self~development and objective
Provide assistance with supportive clinical tasks as defined by policy and procedure as directed by licensed RN staff and Surgeons
Assists with direct patient care under the direction of the Nursing staff
Participates in the preparation of the Operating rooms/Case
Ensures the Surgery area is appropriately stocked and supplied to meet the needs of the patient and Nursing Staff

 

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