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OR Aide - General Surgery

Requisition ID:

20161204

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

 

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

 

Job Summary:

  • Assists with the cleaning and stocking of Surgical Services areas

Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitates and assists with the admission and discharge process of patients, including transporting patient belongings, arranging patient transportation, and completing all necessary documentation.
  • Cleans patient rooms and other assigned areas daily, which may include, but is not limited to, collecting and removing trash, changing bed linens, stocking needed supplies and sanitizing all surfaces.
  • Performs daily inventory to ensure clean linen and supplies are accurately stocked for distribution.
  • Maintains carts and equipment in clean, working condition and stores in appropriate area when finished.
  • Provides and follows safe guidelines for transportation and assists nursing personnel by performing a variety of assignments that facilitate the coordination of patient care.
  • Contributes to efficient departmental operations in order to control cost and insure productivity.
  • Other Duties as assigned
  • Follows safe guidelines and limitations for receiving, transporting, and stocking of intravenous (IV) fluids as related to specified essential job duties. Ensures that intravenous (IV) fluids are kept safe and secure, have not been tampered with and are not expired. Intravenous(IV) fluids are defined as solutions containing 5 % dextrose, 0.9 % sodium chloride or combinations of these two solutions.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
      • Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.


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