JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs assigned patient care and observation duties under the direction of a Registered Nurse or LPN. Performs duties involved with: cleaning, disinfection and trash removal, adherence to safety, security, and health guidelines, transporting patients, providing customer service by greeting and acknowledging patients, family members and staff. Prepares operating room for administration of anesthesia; sets up stocks and maintains specialty carts. Maintains equipment and related supplies in aseptic condition. Maintains stocks of supplies, drugs, and linens as needed before, during, and after surgeries. Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.