Operating Room Support Technician - Surgical Support Services
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Job Title: Operating Room Support Technician - Surgical Support
Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Work Type: Full time
Department: GBH Emergency Medicine & Surgical Services Nursing
Date Posted: 01/19/2023
Job ID: R-43177
Job Summary Assists clinical staff with patient care and
preparation for surgical procedures.
- Serves as a resource and extension of the surgical care
- 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
- 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
- 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.
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