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OR Aide - Surgery

Requisition R131464 Market Paducah, Kentucky Department Inpatient Surgery - Lourdes Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Part-time

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Job Summary

Performs in the Operating Room under the direct supervision of the OR, RN, CN, completing assigned tasks in a competent, complete, and timely manner with concern for patients’ well being and the Perioperative area schedule.

Job-Specific Responsibilities

Prepares patient for surgery by performing surgical hair removal per policy, using aseptic technique.

Assists in room as needed during patient transfer, skin preparation, and positioning.

Demonstrates proper technique in scrubbing, gowning, and gloving when needed as a retractor/camera holder.

Transports patients safely to and from departments as assigned.

Assists in the maintenance of appropriate documentation and record-keeping processes by printing out nursing forms and reports as needed.

Displays proficient use of Epic and Intranet databases in performance of job functions; orders and obtains results of labs and other tests if needed.

Restocks and maintains supplies throughout department.

Notifies OR, RN, CN, of incomplete work assignments; completes assignments left from previous shifts.

Expedites room turnover following department standards.

Participates in terminal room cleaning.

Takes call as assigned and per departmental policy. Shows dependability by being punctual; maintains consistent attendance.

Complies with all infection control policies and procedures.

Attends 75% of all departmental staff meetings. Participates in hospital competencies yearly.

Respects at all times the confidentiality of patients, fellow employees, hospital and physician related information.

Uses care around patients, both anesthetized and awake, in what is said and done.

Is available at all times to OR Charge RN. Assists in whatever duties are assigned to them to ensure a 20-minute turnover time for large cases and a 10-15 minute turnover for all other cases.

Provides for comfort needs of patients.

Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees

Maintains a safe and attractive environment for patients and co-workers. Instills confidence in the patient by maintaining a neat and attractive appearance and performing duties in a competent, caring, and respectful manner. Maintains a good working relationship with fellow employees and related personnel through appropriate communication.

Accepts reassignment or other duties as needed to provide necessary care for all patients.

Maintains a professional relationship with all patient care personnel and other departments requiring frequent interaction and coordination of efforts.

Always promotes good public relations for the hospital and the department.

Required:

High school graduate or GED preferred.

BLS validation required

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:

0.01

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Inpatient Surgery - Lourdes

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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