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Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Maintains up to date Annual Organizational Competencies
Maintains up to date Surgical Competencies
Participates in organizational and / or unit committees
Cultivates a positive work environment
Resource for other team members through orientating, mentoring, and coaching
Action consistent with words, right decision for the right reason
Demonstrates commitment to high standards of service and excellence and quality
Demonstrates organization, prioritizing, flexibility, and adaptability
Adheres to unit dress code
Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through appropriate use of organizational resources
Attends mandatory in-services and unit meetings
Maintains a safe work environment and adheres to safety standards
Communicates effectively, in accordance with HIPPA regulations, utilizing the chain of command
Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth
Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job related hazards, and national patient safety goals.
Ensures positive customer relations interactions
Manages difficult or emotional customer situations
Responds promptly to customer needs
Solicits customer feedback to improve service
Responds to requests for service and assistance
Demonstrates and Prioritizes work assignments
Demonstrates a cooperative relationship in order to effectively perform assignments
Acts as a professional role model. Assists with orientation of new personnel and students as requested
Assists in transferring / positioning patients under direct supervision; Holds limbs for surgical prep under direct supervision of the RN; Assists with the preparation of preoperative site and patient draping
Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of surgery suites, sterile rooms and ancillary rooms, as well as, assisting with room turnover
Obtains necessary equipment and positioning supplies needed for cases and ensures all scheduled cases have complete case carts
Checks, cleans and restocks surgical suites, sterile rooms and ancillary rooms
Maintains communication with assigned rooms, clinical coordinators, and control desk charge nurse
Performs activities required during the operation (e.g. handling of instruments, sponges, sutures, catheters, drains, dressing, etc.) under direct supervision. Observes for and corrects breaks in aseptic technique. Assists the physician, within scope of practice, during procedures as necessary. Demonstrates aseptic technique while tying, snapping surgical gowns and movement in OR suite. Maintains aseptic technique while opening supplies
Tests operation efficiency of equipment prior to and after each case, reporting any problem to the Clinical Specialty Coordinator or circulating nurse
Sprays instruments with solution to aid in breakdown of bioburden prior to returning instruments to Sterile Processing. Cleans surgical equipment and returns to appropriate location
Performs sponge, instrument, and sharps counts per policy. Performs instrument inventory counts on closed cavity cases
Cross trains to the Sterile Processing Department (SPD) if needed
Demonstrates the ability to operate Autoclave and Rapid Readout. Document both in appropriate logs
Handles laboratory specimens correctly
Answers intercom pages promptly and courteously responds to needs
Makes appropriate decisions utilizing evidence-based practice and demonstrates critical thinking skills
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Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.