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Surgical Tech - Orthopedic Surgery

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Egg Harbor, NJ 08232
  • Job Code
    174854924
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Egg Harbor Twp, NJ

POSITION SHIFT: Days

POSITION STATUS: Full-Time

REQ_NUM: 09-29709

Department: Center for Orthopedic Surgery

Hours Per Week 37.5

Holidays Required? No

Job Category: Nursing Support

Location: Egg Harbor Twp

Weekends Required? No


POSITION SUMMARY
The Surgery Center Operating Room Assistant assists the surgical team during operating procedures under the direction of the Registered Nurse.



The Assistant provides direct patient care as a retractor holder during surgery. Duties include arranging sterile set up, adjusting lights, cleaning operating room, and skin preparation prior to surgery under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. The Assistant also assists with moving and positioning the patient as directed by the surgical registered nurse and transporting patients and equipment.



The Assistant is responsible for assisting patients with personal care needs and participates in the plan of care. The Assistant regularly communicates observations and data collection to the Clinical Associate. This position also collects test specimens as directed according to established procedures and documents patient care activities consistent with data collection and the test performed.



The Assistant assists customers in a friendly, prompt, caring manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. This position works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support team objectives, assisting other team members when necessary. This position also assists with the stocking of facility, maintaining inventory in designated areas and picking supplies for procedures.



This position delivers care in a prompt and professional manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. The Assistant works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support departmental objectives. The Assistant provides quality customer service, participates in performance improvement efforts and assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.



QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent required. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: BLS required.
EXPERIENCE: Applicants will be trained appropriately and skill will be required within 30-60 days of hire/transfer. Ability to speak and write English Language required. Bilingual preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Patient Care education or direct patient care experience required. Previous surgical experience preferred. Interpersonal skills required to effectively communicate with other team members. Candidates for this position must demonstrate the ability to be flexible, set priorities, solve problems and use good judgment in difficult situations. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.



PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
Demonstrates the competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Potential for exposure to the hazards of the hospital environment, such as exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous waste, and potential injury.
Position requires considerable standing, reaching and walking. Requires the ability to lift up to 60 lbs. Requires good hand/eye coordination and finger/hand dexterity, as well as good visual and hearing acuity and ability to maintain retraction for long periods of time.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.



REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
This position reports to department leadership.
The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.





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Posted: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-05-23

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