Operating Room Assistant - OR/Surgery - Kenner - Full Time
Company: Ochsner Health System
Posted on: November 23, 2022
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
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.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Required - High School diploma or equivalent.
Required - Experience functioning calmly in a pressure situation
and experience working with little supervision.
Preferred - 6 months patient care experience, operating room
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
* 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
* Good organizational and time management skills.
* Ability to function calmly in a pressure situation.
* Ability to move throughout department and facility.
* Performs indirect patient care duties.
* Maintains a clean, safe environment in patient care and support
* Performs direct patient care duties.
* Maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training
* 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.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program
and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any
known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct;
patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
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
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently,
and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Heavy Work.
(Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time)
to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only
a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it
requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when
it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or
pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires
working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing
and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those
materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of
maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial
setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though
the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an
occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.
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!
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