Operating Room Assistant

Mercy Health System Janesville , WI 53548

Posted 5 days ago

JOB SUMMARY # Cares for patients in the hospital setting under direction of nursing staff, by performing the following duties based on the nursing philosophy. May include weekends, holidays, day, evening, night, and/or on-call hours. # ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES # # Provides patient care activities as assigned and per routine, according to standards of care, shift routines, and policies and procedures. # Holds retractors, cameras, and legs during the case under direction of physician # Answers call lights in a timely manner. # Documents care activities provided according to standards. # Maintains a clean work and patient environment. # Maintains supplies, including stocking and ordering new supplies and disposing of expired or damaged supplies. # Floats to various units based on identified needs. # Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities. # AGE OF PATIENT POPULATION ################################################ # Neonate to Geriatric # COMPETENCIES ################################################### # To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies : # Quality

  • Follows policies and procedures.; Adapts to changes in the environment.; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.; Applies feedback to improve performance.. # Service

  • Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance.; Meets commitments.; Abides by MHS confidentiality and security agreement.; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.. # Partnering

  • Supports organization#s goal and values.; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other#s views.; Gives and welcomes feedback.; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.; Generates suggestions for improving work.. # Cost

  • Conserves organization resources.. # Problem Solving

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers information and reports as appropriate; Works well in group problem solving situations; Remains calm when dealing with emotional topics. # Technical Skills

  • Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. # Interpersonal Skills

  • Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others# ideas and tries new things. # Motivation

  • Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Self-directed in daily work routine, remaining productive during work hours. # Professionalism

  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. # Safety and Security

  • Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly. # Adaptability

  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. # Attendance/Punctuality

  • Is consistently at work and on time, ready to accept assignment. # Dependability

  • Follows instructions, responds to leadership direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. # EDUCATION, TRAINING, # EXPERIENCE # # High School Education # WORK ENVIRONMENT #################################################### # The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. # Occupational exposure is a Category A, which states that all employees in this specified job classification have occupational exposure. # WORK CONTACT GROUP ############################################### # Patients, Families, Physicians, Health Care Team Members, the Community. # SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS ################################################# # While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell. The employee will need to be able to wear a surgical mask for extended length of time during a surgical procedure. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.# Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

JOB SUMMARY

Cares for patients in the hospital setting under direction of nursing staff

, by performing the following duties based on the nursing philosophy. May include weekends, holidays, day, evening, night, and/or on-call hours.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides patient care activities as assigned and per routine, according to standards of care, shift routines, and policies and procedures.

Holds retractors, cameras, and legs during the case under direction of physician

Answers call lights in a timely manner.

Documents care activities provided according to standards.

Maintains a clean work and patient environment.

Maintains supplies, including stocking and ordering new supplies and disposing of expired or damaged supplies.

Floats to various units based on identified needs.

Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities.

AGE OF PATIENT POPULATION

Neonate to Geriatric

COMPETENCIES

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

Quality

  • Follows policies and procedures.; Adapts to changes in the environment.; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.; Applies feedback to improve performance..

Service

  • Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance.; Meets commitments.; Abides by MHS confidentiality and security agreement.; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences..

Partnering

  • Supports organization's goal and values.; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views.; Gives and welcomes feedback.; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.; Generates suggestions for improving work..

Cost

  • Conserves organization resources..

Problem Solving

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers information and reports as appropriate; Works well in group problem solving situations; Remains calm when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills

  • Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Motivation

  • Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Self-directed in daily work routine, remaining productive during work hours.

Professionalism

  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Safety and Security

  • Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability

  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality

  • Is consistently at work and on time, ready to accept assignment.

Dependability

  • Follows instructions, responds to leadership direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, & EXPERIENCE

High School Education

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Occupational exposure is a Category A, which states that all employees in this specified job classification have occupational exposure.

WORK CONTACT GROUP

Patients, Families, Physicians, Health Care Team Members, the Community.

SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell. The employee will need to be able to wear a surgical mask for extended length of time during a surgical procedure. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


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Operating Room Assistant

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