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Perioperative Tech - Mercy West

Requisition R129346 Market Cincinnati, Ohio Department Recovery Room (PACU) - West Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Assists the operating room functions by providing clerical support and equipment and room preparation for procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares equipment and room for procedures; cleans instruments, Laryngoscopes, endoscopes, carts and other equipment; checks and restocks surgical suites for supplies and equipment after each case; sets up suction, maintains oxygen tank supply and secures tanks according to policy and procedure; uses appropriate cleaning methods to post or terminally clean the OR suites according to policy and procedure; obtains inpatient beds, cleans beds and replaces linen as appropriate; operates beds and stretchers and obtains oxygen tanks for transport.
  • Responds to area or rooms to clean and/or set up equipment between cases; continuously monitors existing equipment and supplies, and increases or decreases when appropriate; keeps the hallways and corridors clear of obstacles; maintains stocked carts in hallways and anesthesia rooms; checks and restocks case carts/anesthesia carts as appropriate; maintains clean and soiled area, chemical supply, cleaning equipment, etc.; discards and replaces biohazards and sharps containers as needed; maintains paper towels, toilet paper and soap supplies; mops and dusts sterile core; assists in maintaining department safety by replacing outdated supplies and broken equipment; cleans storage rooms; uses appropriate PPE and cleaning chemicals at all times.
  • Provides clerical support to the department by answering phones, assisting with procedure scheduling, etc.
  • Transports patients and equipment safely; runs case related errands to blood bank, lab, medical records, etc.
  • Completes duties before leaving the department, asks for assistance and checks needs of team prior to leaving for the day; flexes work schedule as needed to meet the staffing needs of the department
  • Assists in orientation of new employees to the surgery/recovery departments; attends required inservices and staff meetings per departmental guidelines; demonstrates competency in performing job tasks and in operating equipment on an annual basis; documents appropriate information for Steris and autoclaves.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED

CPR with BLS, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers obtained within 6 months of hire

At least two years of clinical experience in an acute environment or nursing student with 1 semester of clinical rotation completed.

Computer proficiency with the ability to access and input data into multiple programs

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Recovery Room (PACU) - West

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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