Perioperative Assistant
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center - West Islip, NY

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Good Samaritan recognizes that the high quality care it delivers every day is enhanced by supporting the career goals of its staff. Whether this includes extending our expertise in dealing with complex medical conditions, keeping up with the latest technology or advancing your education, Good Samaritan actively promotes these objectives. Along with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits in a collegial atmosphere, you'll also enjoy the rewards and lifestyle of a community unlike any other.

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Perioperative Assistant

Responsible for assisting the nurse in providing care to the geriatric, adult, adolescent, pediatric and infant patients during the perioperative phase of their hospitalization; a ssists the professional staff in the Operating Rooms to facilitate surgical cases by maintaining supplies and equipment including carts, scopes and video monitors used by Nurses and Anesthesiologists; coordinates all necessary services for repairs with ANCC; assists the nursing personnel with surgical instrumentation and the disinfection and sterilization of equipment and instruments; performs surgical case picks for same day and following day cases; a ssists in preparing the surgical patient in the Holding Room and care of the post-operative patient in the PACU.

High School diploma or equivalent required. Previous hospital experience required. Previous OR experience preferred. Must be p hysically able to lift and transfer patients/equipment, stand and walk for extended periods of time, and record and report information.

BLS or CPR/AED training required and accepted from only 2 organizations:

1. American Heart Association - BLS/ACLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program

2. American Red Cross - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

No online programs from any organization will be accepted.

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