Department Description The Same Day Surgery Center Operating Room delivers patient care through provision and management of capital supplies, instrumentation and technological support as well human resources in collaboration with medical and paramedical staff to effectively manage patients undergoing elective, and urgent surgical intervention. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 12/14/2019Salary Range : $24.78 to $24.78Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : Per DiemPercentage of Time : VariesShift Hour : 08 Hours, Varies according to operational need4 X 8 hour shifts per scheduling period - at a minimum - and may be increased per operational needs and individual availabilityLocation : Main HospitalCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThe employee in this role must be knowledgeable of professional standards, practices and guidelines of the Perioperative area. Additional responsibilities of this position include providing assistances and support services in the clinical and non-clinical areas of the operating room. The incumbent also works alongside other support staff and participates as an ORA team member with responsibilities for maintaining the O.R. environment. The employee in this role participates in activities that clean, organize and prepare all areas of the Operating Room/PACU. In addition, but not limited to, this position facilitates transport of supply items, instruments, and equipment. The employee in this role will transport patients, transport specimens, transport deceased patients, and under direct supervision of a registered nurse, may assist with other patient care activities. This position is also responsible for maintaining and organizing supply items, instruments, and equipment, properly handle clean and infectious waste, distribute sterile supplies, instruments and equipment, clean and test autoclaves for proficiency, document properly in various logs, and provide other general duties pertinent to the department's needs. Required Qualifications
Experience working in an operating room environment.
Experience using universal precautions.
Experience with/knowledge of OR traffic patterns.
Experience implementing surgical case containment protocols and OR sanitation techniques.
Experience handling infectious waste and hazardous substances, chemicals used for cleaning, sanitation, disinfection and sterilization.
Experience with AORN professional standards, practices and guidelines.
Experience with aseptic technique.
Knowledge of proper surgical attire.
Experience transporting surgical patients.
Experience identifying emergent and routinely used surgical equipment and supplies.
Physically able to lift at least 25 pounds.
Physically able to push/pull > 100lbs.
Physical strength to assist in moving and/or lifting patients and surgery equipment.
Must meet on-call commitment when applicable.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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