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Operating Room Assistant - OR / Surgery - Kenner - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: Kenner
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job provides technical support services, assists with the delivery of patient care by functioning as a member of the surgical team, transports patients, runs errands, relays messages, and assists with patient care and room turnover. Education Required - High School diploma or equivalent. Work Experience Required - Experience functioning calmly in a pressure situation and experience working with little supervision. Preferred - 6 months patient care experience, operating room experience. Certifications Required - Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association. Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications. Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work with little supervision. Ability to use good judgement and handle difficult situations. Good organizational and time management skills. Ability to function calmly in a pressure situation. Ability to move throughout department and facility. Job Duties Performs indirect patient care duties. Maintains a clean, safe environment in patient care and support surgical areas. Performs direct patient care duties. Maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training and credentials. Adapts to rapid day-to-day changes in the department / unit. Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style. Performs other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Physical and Environmental Demands The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. EEO is the Law links in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic. Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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