- Elkin, NC
- Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
- Full Time - Weekends
- Hospital Nursing Support
- Req #: 5535-3880
- Posted: July 2, 2021
SummaryAssists surgeons and nursing personnel in the OR. Adheres to unit aseptic standards. Assembles necessary supplies for the surgical procedures. Assists the surgical team by passing instruments and related items as needed. Performs general and unit specific receptionist and secretarial duties. Assumes responsibility for maintaining adequate unit stock. Complies with unit aseptic standards. Assists with direct patient care as deemed necessary by the Charge Nurse and/or OB Manager.
Education & Training: High School Diploma or Equivalent. Completion of a state approved Nursing Assistant program with current CNA I certification or Graduate from accredited Surgical tech program with at least 1 year experience preferred. Current CPR or obtain within 30 days of hire.
Work Experience: Previous secretarial experience preferred. Previous OR Tech experience desired but not required will provide on the job training.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Needs to be willing to learn and perform different procedures. Also needs to have excellent communication skills to work directly with nurses, anesthesia, and physicians. Willingness to learn sterile technique, instruments, and correct passing techniques. Needs to also be willing to learn different equipment and knowledge to operate that equipment. Must demonstrate an ability to respond to changing workloads and to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and emergency situations when time is critical. Must demonstrate an even temperament, tact, sensitivity, sound judgment, and a professional attitude. Must insure that all contracts with patients, the public, physicians, and other hospital personnel are carried out in a friendly, courteous, and considerate manner.