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Surgery Aide in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: 28470

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: Community Healthcare System Registry

Schedule: Full-time

Location: Munster, IN

Job SummaryJob Duties:
  • Transports patients from various units throughout the hospital to the Surgery Department Holding Room.  Assist non -ambulatory patients with transfer from bed to transport vehicle.
  • Verifies patient's identity per hospital protocol prior to transporting.
  • Performs pre-operative clipping of the surgical site, when necessary, using aseptic technique.
  • Attends to patient needs in the Holding Room as necessary (warm blankets, helps patients to the restroom, offers bedpan/urinal, etc.)
  • Helps with positioning/moving patients within the Operating Room.
  • Prepares necessary operative records/documentation.
  • Delivers specimens to Pathology within the recommended time frame.
  • Maintains stock in blanket/fluid warmers.
  • Retrieves blood/blood products from Blood Bank, medication from Pharmacy, and other errands for the department as needed.
  • Assists with various tasks as assigned by the Manager or Charge Nurse.
Education/Experience:
•         High school diploma, or equivalent, required.
•        Good communication skills required for effective interaction with patients, family members, other hospital departments, and staff.
 
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  • Transports patients from various units throughout the hospital to the Surgery Department Holding Room.  Assist non -ambulatory patients with transfer from bed to transport vehicle.
  • Verifies patient's identity per hospital protocol prior to transporting.
  • Performs pre-operative clipping of the surgical site, when necessary, using aseptic technique.
  • Attends to patient needs in the Holding Room as necessary (warm blankets, helps patients to the restroom, offers bedpan/urinal, etc.)
  • Helps with positioning/moving patients within the Operating Room.
  • Prepares necessary operative records/documentation.
  • Delivers specimens to Pathology within the recommended time frame.
  • Maintains stock in blanket/fluid warmers.
  • Retrieves blood/blood products from Blood Bank, medication from Pharmacy, and other errands for the department as needed.
  • Assists with various tasks as assigned by the Manager or Charge Nurse.
Education/Experience:
  • High school diploma, or equivalent, required.
  • Good communication skills required for effective interaction with patients, family members, other hospital departments, and staff.
 
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