Surgical Attendant - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Full Time, 7A-5P, Saturday/Call Requirements

Duke University Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 4 weeks ago

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization

  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.

  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.

  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses

  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!

  • Relocation Assistance!

Occ Summary Perform a variety of technical, environmental, and patien t care dutiesunder the direct supervisionof a Registered Nurse. These du ties are performed in accordance withestablished hospital andnursingpol icy and within the legal scope of practice for theunlicensed caregiver.

Work Performed Level I Verify patient location and identification. Trans ferand/or assist patients during transport, following departmental safet yguidelines. Communicate with patients and respond to patientneeds promptly, satisfy needs or refer their requests to appropriate personnel.

Keep charge nurse informed of room statusand attendant availability. A ssist in the orientation of newstaff as requested by nurse manager or de signee. Provideemergency assistance as required and/or directed by surg eon and/ornursing personnel.

Transport specimen,equipment, etc. toappr opriate area in safe and efficient manner. According to theplan of car e developed by the RN, deliver patient care appropriate tothe age of the patientsserved. Successfully complete annualself-instructional unit r egarding age appropriate care for the infant,toddler, child, adolescent, adultand geriatricpatients.

Prepare the unit for cases/ procedures util izingfunctional equipment and supplies. Assist with positioning thepatie nt and follow accepted procedures for preparation of patients forsurgica lprocedures. Assist with wraps, casts, anddressings.

Routenon-functi onal equipment to proper maintenancedepartment forrepair, noting on equi pment what the malfunction appearsto be.Assist in minor maintenance func tions (i.e. replace lightbulbs in power sources and surgical lights).Set up andtroubleshoot all equipment in service line and 85% of all equipme nt inother services. Accurately and safely use all patientpositioning de vices and tables. Clean equipment, tables andfloor as required with prop er cleaning solution.

Collect, bagand remove soiled linen and trash prop erly. Replace suctionliners, trash bagsand other supplies as needed. Re turn cleanedequipment to appropriate area after the case.

Stock and main tainadequate levels of supplies at scrub sink and sub rooms asappropriat e. Maintain orderly work environment by keepingoperating rooms, storage areas, hallways and all units clean, tidy andhazard free. Obtain and maintain unit supplies andequipment.

Level II Perform all duties of L evel I inaddition to the following: Serve as a resource and role modelf or Surgical Attendants and others. Provide leadership andguidance to Su rgical Attendants under the direction of anRN.

Assist with daily assig nments in cooperation with unitmanagement representatives. Cooperate i n planning orientation ofnew Surgical Attendants, under the supervision of an RN. Providefeedback to management representative regarding orien tation/ skills ofnew employees.

Serve as a resource and role model for SurgicalAttendants and others. Provide leadership and guidance toSurg ical Attendants under the direction of an RN. Assist withdaily assignm entsin cooperation with unit managementrepresentatives.Cooperate in pla nning orientation of new

Surgical Attendants, under the supervision of an RN.Providefeedback to management representative regarding orientation/ skills ofnew employees. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level I Le vel IIBasic mechanical knowledge for assembly of equipment andthe abilit y to comprehend and follow instructions.Knowledge ofsterile technique.Ph ysical abilities to complete job dutieswhich include heavy lifting, prol ongedsitting, standing, and walking,ability to push, pull climb,stoop/k neel, reach overhead and rotate trunk for prolonged periods.Same as Leve l I plusleadership skills

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Work requires basic mechanical knowledge for assembly of equipment and the ability to comprehend and follow instructions normally acquired through a partial high school education.

Experience

Level I experience. experience. Level II Six months experience in a hospital setting or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or Three years experience as Surgical Attendant I, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Level I Level II Current BCLS certification. Same as Level I plus, currently listed as a Nursing Assistant (NAI) with the North Carolina Division of Facilities Services with no substantiated findings of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of property (preferred but not required).

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh



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