Atlantic Health System

Nursing Assistant, OR Support Staff (Per Diem)

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
Per Diem
Category
Service
Department
02610800-OR SUPPORT STAFF
Facility
Morristown Medical Center

Overview

Morristown Medical Center is seeking a Per Diem Nursing Assistant I for OR Support Staff Unit to work 7-3pm (at least 3 shifts per week), including every other weekend as required by department. 

Responsibilities

This multi-skilled position is responsible for supporting the perioperative team in providing high quality patient care and physician service.

Duties include transporting of patients and equipment, cleaning of operating rooms and ancillary areas, checking and restocking of supplies.

  • Transports patients, supplies, specimens, blood and equipment as requested
  • Assists in lifting and/or transferring patients from stretcher/bed to OR table and vice versa
  • Assists in holding patient extremities for surgical preparations as directed
  • Ensures positioning devices and equipment are available in the appropriate rooms for cases
  • Properly handles surgical specimens, as directed
  • Performs turnover duties between cases in collaboration with the housekeeper. Cleans medical equipment between cases
  • Assists nursing team by opening sterile supplies, Demonstrates proper aseptic technique
  • Checks case carts for completeness. Obtains necessary equipment, sterile supplies, and positioning aids for scheduled cases
  • Assists with inventory counts and supply outdates, Restocks warmers and rotates fluids
  • Assists with restocking unused supplies in the OR supply room or returns to Central Sterile Department Checks, cleans, and restocks assigned service line storage areas
  • Participates in hospital safety programs, Supports and enforces infection-control policies and procedures
  • Maintains patient and medical staff confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Managing the cleanliness around the Operation department and rooms where surgeries take place. 
  • Properly handles and disposes of sharps, biohazardous waste, regular trash and contaminated linens.
  • Contributes to maximum efficiency of the surgical schedule by facilitating on-time case starts and efficient, timely turnovers.
  • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.

Qualifications

Experience

  • Preferred: Minimum one (1) year of experience in the perioperative environment

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required

Certification:

  • BLS required
  • CNA preferred

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 13th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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