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Operating Room Support Technician - Surgical Support Services

Company: Geisinger
Location: Quakake
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Operating Room Support Technician - Surgical Support Services
Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: GBH Emergency Medicine & Surgical Services Nursing Division
Date Posted: 01/19/2023
Job ID: R-43177
Job Summary Assists clinical staff with patient care and preparation for surgical procedures.
Job Duties

  • Serves as a resource and extension of the surgical care team.
  • Monitors and assesses operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
  • Assists patients with personal care needs and participates in the plan of care.
  • Assists with moving and positioning the patient as directed.
  • Always ensures patient's safety.
  • Plans, prioritizes, organizes and performs requests for surgical assistance related to equipment holding as requested by the assigned care team.
  • Prepares, cares for and disposes of tissue specimens taken for laboratory analysis.
  • Documents patient care activities consistent with data collection and the test performed.
  • Verifies patient identification.
  • Participates in required patient safety education programs: Assumes responsibility for identifying processes or systems that could potentially lead to errors and adverse events.
  • Knows and follows organizational and departmental policies and procedures applicable to assigned duties.
  • Promptly reports serious events and incidents in accordance with established hospital policy and procedure.
  • Assists with the care, preparation and stocking of supplies such as arranging sterile set up, adjusting lights, cleaning operating room, and skin preparation prior to surgery under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
    Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Operating Room Support Technician - Surgical Support Services, Healthcare , Quakake, Pennsylvania

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