OR Aide (FT, Days)
The Woman's Hospital of Texas- Houston - Houston, TX

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The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

JOB DESCRIPTION – OR Aide

POSITION SUMMARY:
1.

Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and Nursing Management Team, transports patients, performs housekeeping and perform other designated tasks

using appropriate standards and safety measures

2.

Communicates with the Registered Nurse any patient issues and responds to patients’ needs and requests appropriately.

3.

Demonstrates patient safety measures when transporting and transferring patients.

4.

Demonstrates ability to recognize and work around a sterile field.

5.

Practices safety measures when performing housekeeping duties in the surgical suites.

6.

Fulfills the duty and responsibility to maintain competence

7.

Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas.

8.

Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care. To actively market services to increase volume and awareness.

9.

Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.

10.

Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs.

11.

Communicate effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve.

12.

Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices.

13.

Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit.

14.

To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity.

15.

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Job Requirements:
Education required and/or preferred:
REQUIRED:
High school graduate or equivalent program

Licensure/Certification:
Required:
BCLS certification, Certified Nursing Assistant

Experience required or preferred:
Preferred:
Work Experience in a clinical setting

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