UnityPoint Health Surgery Support Technician - Surgery in Fort Dodge, Iowa
UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge
Surgery Support Technician
FTE: .90 (Full-time, 36 hours per week)
Assists with room turnover as directed by registered nurse.
In addition, may perform routine and/or special cleaning needs of areas as assigned by the registered nurse.
Maintains and restocks supplies.
Changes Nitrogen tanks as needed.
Maintains and restocks cleaning supplies via Environmental Services.
Transports specimens to Lab and Radiology.
Retrieves blood and/or blood products from Lab.
Verifies identification of patient prior to transport utilizing patient chart, patient armband and patient verbalization.
Transports patients safely as assigned by the registered nurse.
Assists with the care for surgical patients from infant through geriatric as assigned by the registered nurse.
Functions in day-to-day and emergency situations in accordance with AORN ( standards and as assigned by the registered nurse.
Communicates with other members of the healthcare team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
Participates in unit operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of nursing unit and maintaining awareness of resource utilization.
Participates in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, performance improvement activities, and other related activities.
Completes environmental tasks as assigned: Completes environmental cleaning of the unit prior to the start of day’s schedule.
Completes terminal cleaning at the end of the surgical day.
Completes and documents accordingly all cleaning listed on the Surgical Service Operating Room Monthly Cleaning Logs by dating and initialing when assignment is completed.
Cleans and returns all Surgical Service equipment to proper storage location in the Surgical Service Dept.
Cleans all patient stretchers/Zoom Carts/wheelchairs in accordance with hospital policy.
Performs clerical duties as assigned.
Demonstrates telephone courtesy.
Maintains storage of supplies and assists in accounting for chargeable items.
Labels identification cards for Opthalmology patients under the direction of the registered nurse prior to the surgical procedure.
Demonstrates positive customer relation skills.
Adheres to all hospital policies and procedures.
- High school diploma or equivalent. Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) preferred
Ability to exercise good judgment, maintain interpersonal relationships and adapt to change.
Ability to organize work.
Must demonstrate knowledge and skills required for specialized area of assignment.
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to all age surgical patients.
Must develop working knowledge of surgical equipment.
Accountable for work done in assigned job.
Work as a team.
Be available to nursing staff in assigned areas.
- Basic Life Support, refer to Job Description Addendum.
Requisition ID: 2018-46609
Street: 802 Kenyon Rd
Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org