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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/23/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
OPERATING ROOM ASSISTANT - HOI PACU
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Job Description

Primary functions include patient transport, general cleaning, equipment cleaning, gathering equipment, specimen transport, room turnover, performing shave preps as needed in pre-op area, and assisting OR team with patient care (positioning and prepping) under direction of RN/MD. Projects an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct. Supports Hoag Hospital’s, Perioperative Service’s and Unit’s mission. Participates in the continuous quality improvement process. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental standard operating procedures. This knowledge may include the use of specialized instrumentation, Quality Control requirements, and preventive maintenance. 

 

Essential Functions

  • Primary functions include patient transport, general cleaning, equipment cleaning, gathering equipment, specimen transport, room turnover, performing shave preps as needed in pre-op area, and assisting OR team with patient care (positioning and prepping) under direction of RN/ MD.
  • Projects an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct.
  • Supports Hoag Hospital’s, Perioperative Service’s and Unit’s mission.
  • Participates in the continuous quality improvement process. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental standard operating procedures.
  • This knowledge may include the use of specialized instrumentation, Quality Control requirements, and preventive maintenance.
  • Room turnover goal is accomplished in 25 minutes or less.
  • Have knowledge of all equipment used at HOI, and is qualified to troubleshoot equipment that is not working properly.
  • Expertly assists with proper patient positioning under the direction of the other surgical team members.
  • Takes stat specimens to the laboratory immediately.
  • Understands the rationale for OR cleaning practices, and consistently demonstrates proper guidelines for room cleaning.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education, Training and Experience


Required: High school diploma. BLS certification. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, organizational ability, Ability to follow instructions. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, organizational ability to position patients with minimal instruction.

 

Preferred: 1 year of Patient care experience in hospital setting. Skills and knowledge of equipment related to the surgical/ procedural environment.

 

 

Skills or Other Qualifications


Required: Critical thinking, ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions. Ability to communicate effectively on the patient’s behalf. Work well 1:1 and in a team to obtain better than expected outcomes. Possesses a knowledge of the business of healthcare along the continuum of care, clinical decision support data analysis/synthesis, and quality improvement, regulatory and legislative issues. Self-directed individual with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines, excellent attention to detail, and maintain a high level of work quality. Proven ability to interface with all customer levels (physicians, Organizational staff, insurance companies, patients and family members). Decisive and capable of exercising good judgment under pressure.

 

Preferred: Qualified bilingual or multilingual candidates.

About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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