Community Health Systems Operating Room (OR) Assistant - Days in Venice, Florida


Under the direction and supervision of the Director, Clinical Coordinator and/or a Professional Registered Nurse, assists with varied patient care activities including demonstration of aseptic technique. This includes preparation of operating rooms for surgical procedures, opening of sterile supplies under direct supervision and setting up equipment. Also included are routine, cardiac, and orthopedic shave preps, transport and positioning of patients, transport of specimens and signing out and transporting of blood products. Responsible for indirect patient care activities including maintaining equipment and maintaining a clean orderly, infection-free environment in the department. Responsible for practices to protect self and others from cross-contamination and infection. Clerical duties include stamping charts and documenting prepping procedures. Responsible for on-call assignments. Works hours according to department needs. Assists Clinical Coordinator in monitoring autoclave/Steris biological and refrigerator temperature monitoring. Assists and may be assigned in other areas of the department as needed.



· High school graduate or GED.

· Nursing assistant training preferred!

Certifications / Licenses

· BLS (must be American Heart Association)

Experience / Skills

· One year surgical or Hospital experience preferred.

· Good visual and aural acuity.

· Good manual dexterity.

· Able to follow instructions.

· Good interpersonal communication skills.

· Able to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of information

Job: Perioperative Services

Organization: Venice Regional Bayfront Health

Location: FL-Venice

Requisition ID: 1766185