United Surgical Partners International Dallas , TX 75201
Posted 1 week ago
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Uptown is seeking a qualified Operating Room Orderly/Retractor Holder to fill a Full-Time need.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Uptown is a joint venture surgical hospital between Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH), United Surgical Partners International (USPI), and local physicians. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Uptown provides a wide range of medical and surgical services for to the greater North Texas area across 8 ORs, 24 private Inpatient rooms, a full-service ED. The hospital specializes in both inpatient and outpatient procedures in Orthopedics, Joint Replacement, Spine, General, Bariatrics, Surgical Oncology, ENT, Reconstructive Surgery, and other surgical specialties.
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: the OR Manager/Director of Nursing
TYPICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, pulling or pushing of carts. Frequent standing and walking or other means of mobility for extended periods of time. The ability to move and position large equipment such as c-arm, flouroscan, Stryker towers, beds, or gurneys. Requires exposure to bodily fluids, communicable diseases, toxic substances and radiation.
Provides assistance during the surgical procedure by providing retraction under the direct supervision of the surgeon. Assists Central Services in the cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of instruments under the direct supervision of the Central Services Manager. Pulls cases as necessary Transportation of patients to and from Surgery. Insures relevant cleaning measures for the control and prevention of infection. Includes cleaning, disinfecting, and disposal of soiled linen and solid waste
Assist with room turnover and preparation for following procedures in a timely manner
Collect and properly dispose of all wastes including biohazardous materials
Assists with limited patient care in the operating, recovery, and procedure rooms as needed, specified, and directed under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
Orders and stocks supplies for the areas assigned
Transporting equipment and supplies to/from OR to storage
Manage inventory of supplies
Under supervision, Holds retractors in the operative suite
Weekly and monthly cleaning of designated areas as assigned by Infection control Nurse
Aids with continuous patient flow by providing pre-operative area with clean stretchers and /or moveable recliners, as necessary
Assists with removal of dirty linens and placing trash in appropriate receptacles
Maintain patient/facility confidentiality at all times
Ensures relevant cleaning measures for the control and prevention of infection
Includes cleaning, disinfecting, and disposal of soiled linen and solid waste
Assist nurses as assigned
Assists with the safe transfer of patient to gurney
Assists with routine care, maintenance, and troubleshooting of designated equipment and devices
Assists with the rotation, receiving, checking of out dates and storage of supplies
Participates in quality assurance / performance improvement program
Participates in activities as assigned to acquire and maintain accreditation
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of and compliance with safety policies and procedures, recognizes safety hazards, and initiate appropriate corrective and/or preventative measure
Required: verifiable experience as a retractor holder in the OR setting prior to 2009 or graduate of a qualified surgical technology program; must complete certification exam within 180 days of graduation.
Required: good working knowledge of sterile technique
Current certification in CPR preferred
Possess the ability to follow established cleaning methods in performing daily tasks.
Possess the ability to multi-task.
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United Surgical Partners International