Tracking Code: 204135

Operating Room Assistant - General Operating Room - Day

Location: The Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Schedule
Full Time, Day Shift (80 hours biweekly)
Hours: Monday - Friday, Varying shifts up to 5pm
Rotation: Post Acute Care Unit call coverage required

General Summary

Assists other members of the surgical team in the delivery of direct and indirect patient care. Performs a variety of tasks such as, shaving and transporting patients, assisting with positioning of patient for procedure, care and handling of all equipment, assisting with the ordering, receiving, and stocking of supplies, performing clerical tasks and completing errands. The patient care encompasses all age groups (neonate to the elderly) focusing on the patient's care, treatment and rehabilitation.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs a variety of tasks such as, shaving and transporting patients, assisting with positioning of patient for procedure, care and handling of all equipment, assisting with the ordering, receiving, and stocking of supplies, performing clerical tasks and completing errands.
  • Creates a safe, private environment for patient, family/significant other, visitors and members of the health care team.
  • Works in a collaborative manner in addressing patient care issues maintaining open communications with the charge nurse. Supports the charge nurse in ensuring the delivery of safe, high quality, cost-effective holistic patient care.
  • Maintains current knowledge of technological advances within area of practice as well as in surgical services
  • Cleans, distributes and or delivers equipment to the Operating Rooms on a regular basis.
  • Checks equipment, supplies and accessories on a regular basis.
  • Obtains and returns required equipment.
  • Sets up and removes equipment and supplies; ensures equipment is functioning properly and stored appropriately.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Understands, supports, and practices the guidelines, standards of care and recommended practices set forth by the professional nursing organizations and other associate organizations and agencies as well as the hospital and departmental policy/procedures; universal/standard precautions; safety and risk management protocols; occupational safety regulations.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year Nursing assistance or emergency medical technician experience or equivalent. Required

Licenses:

  • Basic Life Support within 1 year Required

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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