A specifically trained individual who performs a wide range of support function that include cleaning the operating rooms to meet turnover of cases times, assist with patient positioning extremity holding. This position requires assistance with lifting and moving of heavy patients and equipment. This position requires critical thinking skills, independent, self motivated and assertive to perform duties with out direct supervision, with exceptional organizational and communication skills.
High School Graduate or quivalent
Prior Health Care Experience
Good reading/writing skills.
Patient care or other Health Care Experience
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: BLS required within 30 days of hire
Department Position Summary:
A Perioperative Support Assistant is a specifically trained employee who performs a wide range of support functions. Transports all patients to designated area, transports blood products, assist in setting up special tables and frames used for surgical procedures. Supports moving the patient from the stretcher to the table. Hold extremities for prepping prior to surgical procedure. Cleans and turns over ORs between each surgical case. Stock supplies needed, cleaning all shelving and carts. Communicate with in room staff on a regular basis to see if they need assistance. Keeps assigned work area in JCAHO readiness at all times.