Surgical Aide Team Lead
STDOM SDH Lead Surgical Aide
Transports patients to and from the department and assists with positioning and lifting during and after surgical procedures; assists in general functional activities of the department; maintains a clean and safe environment for patients, employees and physicians in Surgical Suite. Reports to appropriate supervisor.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Previous training as an aide or housekeeper is preferred, but on-the-job training will be acceptable for selected individuals who display interest and initiative. CPR certification.
Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize patients' individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures.
Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.
Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.
Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.
Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.
Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.
Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.
Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.
Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Performs patient-oriented duties safely and efficiently.
Understands and practices methods of Infection Control.
Cleans all surgery suites, work areas, storage areas and lounges in suite.
Performs terminal cleaning.
Demonstrates use of cleaning materials and equipment and explains methods of cleaning to ensure the most efficient and economical use of materials and manpower.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty.
Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds with or without assistance.
Transferring, repositioning patients
.Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeing, and crouching for patient care functions.
Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.
Optimal auditory acuity required.
Manual dexterity involving the handling of equipment and instruments or needles is essential to performing assigned duties.
Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment.
Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests.
Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. Maybe subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential. Climate control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty maybe irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances.
Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.