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Surgical Aide-Surg General-Full Time

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescriptionSummary:Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager and the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the surgery attendant performs tasks assisting and facilitating efficient patient flow and safe patient care in the unit.Responsibilities:

  • Transports patients and equipment using appropriate standard precautions.
  • Cleans and makes ready beds, stretchers and wheelchairs for patient transfer.
  • Presents self to other staff, patients, families and visitors in a warm, receptive manner. Provides direction and information to patients and family members. Identifies and obtains language translation as needed.
  • Assists with surgical patient positioning, transfer, cast application and removal under the direction of the RN.
  • Retrieves and delivers items to other departments. Responds promptly to assignments and requests.
  • Assists nursing staff in maintaining high standards of nursing practice by facilitating a prompt response to patient needs.
  • Restocks supplies, cleans/defrosts refrigerators, cleans equipment and maintains orderly environment.
  • Assures patient transfer and transport equipment is functioning properly.
  • Functions as a surgical team member.
  • Demonstrates competence to perform assigned responsibilities is a manner that meets the population-specific and developmental needs of the members served by the department.
  • Appropriately adapts assigned assessment, treatment, and/or service methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, age-specific and other developmental needs of each member served.Requirements:Education/Skills
    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.Experience
      • 1 year of experience in a hospital setting preferred.Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
        • BLS required.Work Schedule:TBDWork Type:Full TimeEEO is the law - click below for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdfWe endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Alexandria , Surgical Aide-Surg General-Full Time, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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