Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
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You Will Be Responsible For:
Prepare the surgical unit for cases/ procedures utilizing functional equipment and supplies.
Assist with positioning the patient and follow accepted procedures for preparation of patients for surgical procedures.
Assist with wraps, casts, and dressings.
Route non-functional equipment to proper maintenance department for repair, noting on equipment what the malfunction appears to be.
Assist in minor maintenance functions (i.e. replace light bulbs in power sources, surgical lights and change oxygen tanks, C02 tanks).
Accurately and safely prepare all patient positioning devices and tables as required.
Clean equipment, tables and floor as required with proper cleaning solution.
Collect, bag and remove soiled linen and trash properly.
Replace suction liners, trash bags and other supplies as needed.
Return cleaned equipment to appropriate area after the case.
Keep charge nurse informed of room status and attendant availability.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Must be proficient in the English language.
Previous patient care experience/skills preferred..
Thorough knowledge of policies and procedures both organizational and departmental.
Clear and effective verbal and written communication
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Medical / Surgical Assisting
Previous patient care skills
Knowledge of Medical Terminology
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Patient care experience
Operating Room experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through the American Heart Association
Performs a variety of support activities for the surgical team promoting efficient team functioning. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental and divisional nursing philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives. Under the direction and supervision of the Coordinator, Charge Nurse, Circulator, Clinical Educator, Nurse Manager or Director of the Operating Room, contributes to the preparation, operation, and maintenance of the Operating Room functions. Performs a wide range of duties that include cleaning and setting up OR Suites before and after each surgery, moving/transporting patients, and disposing of surgical waste and linens in proper safety containers. Position requires a high level of customer service to establish and enhance positive co-worker relationships and interactions with patients and family members from infancy to geriatric, co-workers and other healthcare team members.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.