Department Description The Main Operating Room delivers patient care through provision and management of capital supplies, instrumentation and technological support as well human resources in collaboration with medical and paramedical staff to effectively manage patients undergoing elective, urgent, and emergent surgical intervention. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 02/22/2020Salary Range : $24.78 to $24.78Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : Per-DiemPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 08 HoursLocation : Main HospitalCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThe OR Assistant, Per Diem provides assistance and support services in the clinical and non-clinical areas of the operating room. The OR Assistant, Per Diem also works alongside other support staff and participates as an ORA team member with responsibilities for maintaining the O.R. environment. The OR Assistant, Per Diem in this role participates in activities that clean, organize and prepare all areas of the Main Operating Room. In addition, but not limited to, this position facilitates transport of supply items, instruments, and equipment. The OR Assistant , Per Diem will transport patients, transport specimens, transport deceased patients, and under direct supervision of a registered nurse, may assist with other patient care activities. This position is also responsible for maintaining and organizing supply items, instruments, and equipment, properly handle clean and infectious waste, distribute sterile supplies, instruments and equipment, clean and test autoclaves for proficiency, document properly in various logs, and provide other general duties pertinent to the department's needs. Required Qualifications
Must be knowledgeable of professional standards, practices and guidelines of the Perioperative area.
Experience with aseptic techniques.
Experience and knowledge of Universal Precautions.
Experience and knowledge of traffic patterns in the surgical suites.
Experience with transporting surgical patients.
Experience with surgical case containment protocols & OR sanitation techniques.
Experience and/or knowledge with identifying emergent and routinely used surgical equipment and supplies.
Knowledge, skill and ability to care for surgical instruments and equipment.
Experience with handling infectious waste and hazardous substances. (chemicals used for cleaning, sanitation, disinfection and sterilization).
Experience with cleaning and test functions of autoclaves.
Proficient in using standard business software including email and common word processing applications.
Sitting/standing for prolonged periods, in a close environment with others , with frequently bending/stooping/walking, climbing (ladder, steps) and reaching (including overhead).
Physically able to lift at least 25 pounds.
Physically ability to push/pull> l00lbs.
Physical strength to assist in moving and/or lifting patients and surgery equipment.
May be in proximity to chemicals, fumes, heat, noise, cold, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
Must see well enough to read charts & instructions.
Must have the ability and fine motor dexterity to operate equipment, computers, keyboard, and mouse.
Must meet on-call commitment.
Must be able to work with adaptability, flexibility & maintain composure during stressful and/or adverse conditions.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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