Operating Room Assistant Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

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    1 - Day
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    1-Shared Services
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    Central Texas Medical Center

Job Description


Operating Room Assistant - Central Texas Medical Center

Location Address: 1301 Wonder World Dr., San Marcos, TX  78666

Top Reasons to Work At Central Texas Medical Center, San Marcos, TX

  • Be part of a team dedicated to providing Texas Hill Country residents with the best medical care possible, as evident by CTMC being named a Center of Excellence for bariatric surgery, knee replacements and primary stroke care by The Joint Commission.
  • CTMC’s highest priority is the safety of its patients and staff. Recently, CTMC was the recipient of the Premier Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board Award and is a five-time recipient of the Leapfrog Group’s ‘A’ for patient safety.
  • In back-to-back years, CTMC has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, recognizing the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment.
  • Located near colleges and universities to expand your career by offering tuition reimbursement. Just one of the perks of the extraordinary benefits package.
  • CTMC’s CREATION Health Institute was created to provide information, education, health screenings and events that emphasize a healthy lifestyle. Offerings such as HealthCheck, disease management, support groups, women’s health, nutrition, healthy living for seniors and children’s health are provided to the public for free or a minimal fee.
  • CTMC is a proud member of the AdventHealth System.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time - Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists with transporting, prepping, and positioning surgical patients.
  • Demonstrates sterile technique in the operating suite
  • Obtains and replaces special equipment
  • Orders regular stock items as needed and assists with special ordering.
  • Contributes in preparing the surgical suite for patient procedures.
  • Assists surgical services staff with errands
  • Maintains, on a daily basis, a cleansed surgical environment for procedures by cleaning the surgical suites and process area.
  • Works with co-workers in a professional manner both within the department and throughout the hospital.
  • Participates in departmental activities.
  • Reports malfunctioning equipment to the Clinical Manager in a timely manner.
  • Obtains diagnostic reports, medical records, & X-rays as needed.  
  • Assigns case data to appropriate date, time and OR room.
  • Coordinates special equipment needs with the Director of Surgical Services or the designated charge nurse.
  • Produces and distributes a daily surgery and endoscopy and special procedure schedule.
  • Completes all data entry.
  • Accurately enters data and/or charges into the computer
  • Works with co-workers in a professional manner intra- and inter-departmentally.
  • Participates in continuous improvement process.

What You Will Need:

•         High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

•         Proficient in Word and Excel applications

•         Must hold a current certificate in BLS from the AHA.


Job Summary:

To assist the Surgical Service’s team members with quality patient care activities, errands, and the maintenance of a clean, stocked surgical environment while constantly promoting customer satisfaction. To perform clerical duties in the absence of the purchaser or scheduler facilitating the flow of scheduled cases, and maintaining inventory and special ordering as well as insuring charges are entered on a daily basis. To be responsible for the efficiency of the ordering process including accounting for quantities and agreed pricing, communicating within and outside of the department, any problem questions and possible solutions related to purchases.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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