DescriptionSHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)
OR Assistant Labor & Delivery Full Time, Evening Shift, 0.9 FTE Mercy Hospital Miami, FL Facility Description:
Since 1950 Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida. Licensed for 488-beds, Accredited by the Joint Commission, Mercy Hospital is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties to serve the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. Services include emergency care, heart and vascular care, maternity and neonatal care (Level II NICU), as well as outpatient and CARF accredited inpatient rehabilitation. Accessible by land, air and sea, Mercy is designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and the hospital's Comprehensive Community Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida, and affiliated with HCA Healthcare's East Florida Division. As Miami-Dade County's only Catholic hospital, Mercy has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God's people and providing spiritual support. Since its inception, Mercy Hospital has been dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.Benefits: We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment plan. Job Description: Under the supervision and/or direction of the Registered Nurse and/or Lead Operating Room Assistant, the Operating Room Assistant assists the perioperative care team in many aspects of patient care, including but not limited to, patient care assistance, patient positioning, patient hair clipping,care of environment, transportation of patients, supplies/ equipment, specimens and blood products to, from, and within the surgical unit. The Operating Room Assistant may be assigned other functions in accordance with hospital/department policies procedures and protocols.
- Ensures that all furniture, surgical lights and equipment are thoroughly cleaned and dust free; routinely checks surgical lights, OR table, suctioning machines are properly functioning.
- Routinely rounds assigned rooms and identifies any needs from the surgical team
- Consistently cleans all areas in surgical practice setting in compliance with hospital infection control standards, policies and procedures.
- Routinely "logs in" specimens and delivers specimens to correct locations.
- Consistently transports and transfers patient in a correct and safe manner using proper "body mechanics".
- Promotes and expedites OR suite turnovers, to meet turnaround metrics
- High School Diploma or the equivalent.
- Hospital experience, preferably in the O.R.
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