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Catholic Health Services Periop Asst in West Islip, New York

Periop AsstFacility:Good Samaritan Hosp Med CtrLocation:West Islip, NYDepartment:Operating RoomCategory:Direct Care / AidesSchedule:Full Time, with Weekend and Holiday rotationShift:Day shiftHours:7A - 3PReqNum:6029866

Perioperative Assistant

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

The Perioperative Assistant is responsible for assisting the nurse in providing care to the geriatric, adult, adolescent, pediatric and infant patients during the perioperative phase of their hospitalization.

Responsibilities:

Assist the professional staff in the Operating Rooms to facilitate surgical cases by maintaining supplies and equipment including carts, scopes and video monitors used by Nurses and Anesthesiologists

Coordinate all necessary services for repairs with ANCC

Assists the nursing personnel with surgical instrumentation and the disinfection and sterilization of equipment and instruments

Performs surgical case picks for same day and following day cases;assists in preparing the surgical patient in the Holding Room and care of the post-operative patient in the PACU.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Previous hospital experience

Must be physically able to lift and transfer Patients/equipment

BLS or CPR/AED training required

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

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