Surgical Assistant I (SAI) - PRN - AdventHealth LOCATION
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400 Celebration Pl.
Kissimmee, FL 34747
Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital
AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida
The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease
- M-F 1-9pm some call on weekends
You Will Be Responsible For:
Ensures safe transport, transfer, and positioning of patients utilizing good body mechanics. Adheres to policies related to patient identification and confidentiality. For Surgical Assistants in the OR: utilizes knowledge of surgical specialty positioning equipment.
Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by RN. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing delegated duties as directed.
Ensures appropriate disposition of supplies, labs, and specimens. Participates in hand off communication and verification process for specimens with laboratory personnel.
May remove medications from the pneumatic tube system for immediate delivery to the RN or for securing purposes in the medication room.
Ensures linens, scrubs, and other supplies are stocked and maintained. Completes duties within assigned timeframes.
Efficient and organized in skills to assist team with safe and appropriate turnovers. Utilizes knowledge of cleaning protocols for all types of specialty surgical equipment.
What You Will Need:
Knowledge of sterile technique and operating room environment (Preferred)
High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)
Previous experience working with patients in an acute care setting (Preferred)
Previous experience in an acute care hospital setting (Preferred)
PCT experience (dependent on role) (Preferred)
The Surgical Assistant I (SAI) works under supervision of the professional nurse, assisting in performing specific duties and activities for patients of all age groups (may include neonate to geriatric). This includes transportation, assisting with positioning, and patient preparation for procedures as required. Responsible for environmental needs in the department including management of blood and body fluids. Acts as a runner for time sensitive and clinically significant products, such as stat labs and blood. For employees working the operating rooms, participates in OR room turnover ensuring effective and efficient room turnovers.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Organization: AdventHealth Celebration
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: 1 - Day
Travel: AdventHealth Celebration
Req ID: 21037832
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.