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Operating Room Technician | Rapid City Hospital | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 22_1601

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Job Category

Nursing

Job Family

Nursing Support

Department

RCH Surgical Services

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

Assist the nursing staff in providing an efficient, effective patient care unit through execution of non-nursing duties in the Operating Room.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Assists OR personnel with room turnovers, including total cleaning of rooms as necessary and upon request.
  • Assist OR personnel by delivering surgical and culture specimens to Laboratory or X-ray as requested.
  • Obtains blood products from the Blood Bank, prepares appropriate slips, calls Blood Bank for confirmation, logs appropriate time and temp and initials, returns blood by logging the appropriate information and returns to the Blood Bank in a timely manner.
  • Prepares beds and transport carts. Ensures oxygen tank is full, linen is clean, and ambu-bags or monitors and IV poles are readily available to transport.
  • Assists with patient positioning upon request.
  • Assists with obtaining supplies/equipment needed for upcoming cases.
  • Upon request attains supplies from the core and returns unused supplies (core runner).
  • Returns equipment to storage areas after cases.
  • Maintains stock supply of clinical items on a per shift basis, e.g. organizes and maintains sub-sterile room, replenishes warmers and maintains scrub sink areas with needed supplies.
  • Responds to the needs of the department. Prioritizes and organizes assigned tasks with minimum of supervision.
  • Effectively and efficiently completes all assigned duties per checklist.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Preferred:
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Experience - 1+ years of Housekeeping/Custodian Experience

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.

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