Texas Health Resources Surgical Associate in Arlington, Texas

Job Description

Completes routine stocking chores:

Restocks warmer with blankets and saline

Changes sharps containers

Stocks linen, and bags for trash and linen, as well as red bags

Stocks Expose II

Ensures two armboards and safety strap available for case

Stocks and replaces suction liners

Stocks sterile towels in cores

Stocks masks and OR room gels and sanitizers

Empties soiled linen carts to linen chute

30%

Assists in moving patients to and from the operating room suites.

Follows patient identification requirements.

Maintains patient dignity and confidentiality.

Communicates appropriately with patients and families.

Observes safety procedures in moving patients.

Helps with patient positioning

Demonstrates basic understanding of asepsis

Decontaminates beds and stretchers between uses

Makes up beds and stretchers

30%

Assists in room cleanup before and/or after surgery.

Disposes of hazardous waste appropriately.

Uses personal protective gear as required.

Follows procedure for cleaning of operating rooms and equipment.

Transports instruments to decontamination areas according to procedure.

Puts equipment and supplies away in appropriate place.

Restocks items

25%

Other duties as assigned

Follows directions of circulating nurse in obtaining equipment, instruments and supplies as requested.

Answers call from Surgery Control Desk without delay

Acts as team member

15%

Qualifications

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

Experience

previous patient care experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support 30 Days

Skills

Read, write and speak English; Able to stand/walk for majority of hours of their work shift; Easily move heavy equipment & supplies ( up to 250 lbs on wheels) without endangering themselves or others.

Supervision

Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements

Working Indoors 67% or more

Mechanical Hazards 1-33%

Electrical Hazards 1-33%

Explosive Hazards 1-33%

Fume/Odor Hazards 1-33%

Dust/Mites Hazards 1-33%

Chemical Hazards 1-33%

Toxic Waste Hazards 1-33%

Radiation Hazards 1-33%

Wet Hazards 1-33%

Other Conditions 34-66%

OSHA

Tasks involving exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Physical Demands

Heavy Work

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