Lahey Health Operating Room PCT - 40 Hours Days in Burlington, Massachusetts

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Lahey Health is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

Shift

40 Hours ; Days

Responsibilities

Position Summary: Under general supervision of Charge RN, performs general perioperative responsibilities. General responsibilities include assisting in operating room set-up, monitoring and maintaining stock of sterile supplies and instruments, surgical patient shave and preps, retractor/camera holding and transporting patients, specimens, supplies and equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Assists in the transfer and positioning of all surgical patients from other nursing units.

  • Assists OR EVS staff with turnover of Operating Rooms between cases when available.

  • Performs surgical skin preparation (clipping) on appropriate patents.

  • Assists in holding patients for spinal anesthesia.

  • Transports specimens to appropriate laboratories when necessary according to LHMC policy.

  • Delivers blood products to the appropriate surgical suite and inform OR Front Desk of blood products returned and not used.

  • Assists the surgical team with room set-up.

  • Obtains special equipment necessary for the surgical procedure based on pick tickets and special needs. Responsible for setting up, breaking down and putting equipment away properly.

  • Assists with holding hearts, retractors and cameras when necessary using proper sterile technique.

  • Uses equipment in a safe and effective manner; reporting issues or repairs to Equipment Technicians.

  • Competent and responsible in prevention of contamination and transfer of infection.

  • Cleaning of surgical suites after each case.

  • Dispose of hazardous waste in the appropriate manner.

  • Cleaning of stretcher between patients.

  • Maintains proper supplies needed for day-to-day operations.

  • Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles, Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.

  • Participates in performance improvement practices.

  • Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.

  • Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.

  • Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.

  • Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

  • Successfully completes Mandatory Education.

  • Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Requires high school diploma or equivalency

Licensure, Certification, Registration: None

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

  • Applies critical thinking towards daily planning, case preparation, and equipment and patient safety. Ability to function at a level of autonomy.

REQNUMBER: 151324-1A