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Perioperative Assistant

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: OPERATING ROOM
Categories: Nursing Support
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 10:30 AM-7:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Functions as support personnel. Duties may include: transports patients to and from surgical department; cleans rooms; picks up needed supplies from other departments and delivers to department; takes specimens and supplies to other departments; helps lift and position patients as needed; aids in anesthesia care through the preparation of equipment and supplies; assists nurse anesthetists, anesthesiologists and staff; case preparation; cleans and maintains scopes, scope repairs and logs; and other duties as assigned. Performs call obligations as assigned.

Requirements:

Education: High school graduate or equivalent Experience: None required Training: Proof of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS), current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date License: N/A Required: Communicates effectively and respectfully (verbally & non-verbally) within a fast pace and highly stressful environment and interpersonal skills and customer service skills required.

Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to…) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for…) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hand Manipulation (ability with…) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 76 to 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Over 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Environmental (may be exposed to…) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Dust, Fumes, Gases Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Continually ( i.e. Daily)