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Operating Room Attendant - Ambulatory Surgery Center

Job ID: 14183
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

We are looking for an Operating Room Attendant for our  Ambulatory Surgery Center to work 40 hours a work that qualifies for an extensive State benefit package.

Our day surgery (M-F) include services such as but not limited to: Sports Medicine: Knee, Shoulder, Hip Arthroscopies, ACL, Surgery Oncology, Dental, Plastics, ENT: Sinus Endoscopy, Cochlear Implants, Urology, General and Vascular surgeries. We have an inclusive educational / orientation program which allows our nurses to scrub and circulate. This is a fast paced environment that encourages professional growth and development with outstanding teamwork. 

The ideal candidate for this position should have good communication skills, be able to perform environmental, equipment and supply maintenance service for the Operating Rooms. They should have basic knowledge of patient safety when transporting and positioning patients under the direction of licensed personnel. 


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Performs environmental, equipment and supply maintenance services for Operating Rooms, assists in transportation of patients to and from the Operating Rooms and other duties as specified by licensed personnel


Responsibilities:
1. Changes mop water, mop, and cleans mop room and hallways, and maintains sub-sterile and scrub sink areas per policy and procedure.
2. Communicates with RN circulator and OR schedule coordinator to plan transport, assistance with positioning and holding limbs for surgical site prep. Assists with other patient care activities as assigned by circulator.
3. Obtains case needs for each OR suite including positioning aids, equipment, and room supplies. Obtains linen cart and distributes linens. Checks and restocks warmers throughout shift. Obtains bed from floor or ICU. Obtains clean patient stretcher with clean linens, IV pole, oxygen tank with adequate oxygen level. Obtains blood, blood products and medications from appropriate location. Stocks OR suites.
4. Transports specimens, blood and blood products to and from laboratories.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● High School diploma or GED
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider certification.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● A combination of prior training and/or experience that provides the ability to perform the assigned tasks.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: UNCH Operating Room ASC 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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