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Periop Asst (Internal Position)

Facility: Good Samaritan Hosp Med Ctr Location: East Islip, NY Department: Operating Room Category: Direct Care / Aides Schedule: Full Time, with Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift: Day and Evening shifts- Hours: 0900-1700 ReqNum: 6006758 Internal Position

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; assists 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; assists 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 physically 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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