Surgery Aide in East Chicago, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Part-time (Non-Benefit Eligible) · Days/Evenings · rotation to saturdays· 48
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Job Description

Job ID:  23583

Category:    Nursing Services

Facility:    St. Catherine Hospital • Surgical Admission Unit

Schedule:    Part-time (Non-Benefit Eligible) • Days/Evenings • rotation to saturdays • 48

Location:  East Chicago,  IN

  • Transports inpatients to surgery; ensures that appropriate patient identification procedures are followed; uses care in the movement/transport of IV's and equipment. Transports outpatients to surgery using necessary assistive devices (e.g., wheelchairs, carts, etc.); assists patients with gowning; appropriately stores/accounts for patient valuables.
  •   Assists surgery personnel in Surgery Holding/SDS areas. Verifies patient identification; shaves patients as directed using prescribed method and procedure; collects and ensures proper storage of patients' belongings (i.e.; jewelry, money, dentures, and hairpins) and performs other routine checks to ensure patient is properly prepared for surgery. a
  • Assist nursing personnel in preparing and stocking surgery rooms for surgeries; cleans and stocks scrub sinks, washes and sanitizes carts, changes autoclave graphs, checks refrigerator temperature and advises/notifies supervisor of problems and/or exceeded parameters.
  • Maintains an adequate supply of surgical attire for staff and physicians; advises supervisor of problems with such supply.
  •  Maintains records regarding temperature and humidity levels of rooms and refrigerator temperatures. Advises/Notifies supervisor of problems and/or exceeded parameters.
  • Transports specimens to Laboratory as directed or necessary, logs such with Laboratory. Picks up and/or delivers reports, equipment to other hospital areas/departments as necessary.
•       High school diploma or equivalent. Hospital experience required. CNA preferred.

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