Surgery Aide FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/7/2022


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Job Description

AdventHealth Hendersonville                                                                                                                                                    100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville NC  28792
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Hendersonville
  • Join a family of caregivers who provide whole person care; body - mind - spirit, to people living in communities accross Western North Carolina
  • AdventHealth Hendersonville offers the uncommon compassion of a hometown community hospital powered by the support of a national healthcare system enabling it to provide services, technologies, and facilities to meet the whole health needs of our communities.
  • Faith based organization that extends Christ's healing ministry to every person, every time.
  • Co-workers who feel like family and together deliver on our Service Standards of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy and Own it.
  • As a part of the more than 1,100 team members who make up AdventHealth Hendersonville, you will enjoy competitive salaires, immediate benefits and opportunities for growth and leadership development.

Work Hours/Shift

FT Days, 40 hours per week, Mon thru Fri 8am to 5pm or 11am to 7pm

You Will Be Responsible For

  • Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.  
  • Observe safety precautions at all times; use protective wear, gloves, goggles; use proper body mechanics. 
  • Follow standard precautions at all times.
  • Always wear x-ray badge; turn badge in monthly to Nurse Manager. 
  • Always inform Charge RN/Nurse Manager when leaving the department. 
  • Monitor and record temperature and humidity of each surgical suite. 
  • Monitor and record temperature of warming cabinets and medical refrigerator/freezer.
  • Ensure all warmers are stocked with blankets and fluids; monitor the warming cabinets throughout the shift.
  • Ensure formalin supplies are at adequate levels.
  • Ensure specimen containers are stocked. 
  • Monitor and stocks hats, masks and booties in staff lockers room and physician locker room.
  • Monitor, order and stock linen on the linen cart in the substerile area for the day.
  • Ensure plastic bags of ice are available in the freezer for the transporting of blood gases.
  • Inspect and supply needed CO2, nitrogen and O2 tanks for the surgical suites. 
  • Keep Environmental Services closet organized and stocked with regular bags, red bags, paper products and cleaning chemicals and supplies. 
  • Damp dust all surgical lights, tables and other furniture in each surgical suite before the OR schedule begins. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills to perform duties, methods and procedures required by the job.
  • Maintains strict confidence of patient and/or customer information.
  • Suggest and participate in process improvement opportunities in the performance of duties. 
  • Documents patient care and completes task list in accordance to standards of care and other protocol.
  • Seeks solutions to resolve unexpected problems that arise in the course of their work, and make practical routine decisions.
  • Gets along well with co-workers, patients, families and others served. Treats everyone with courtesy and respect. 
  • Does not engage in gossip or character defamation of others. Respects social and cultural differences. 
  • Sense the needs of those served and take initiative to optimize their experience at AdventHealth and/or PRMA. 
  • Notifies supervisor of potential and actual safety issues. Prevents and takes corrective action of physical safety, sanitation and infection control within work area.
  • Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Practices proper body mechanics and lifting techniques. Uses lifting devices to move patients and seeks assistance as needed.
  • Complete education, training and competency programs required for the job within time frames established.
  • Dependable, arrives at work on time, reports to work as scheduled, and adheres to break and meal schedules.
  • Schedules time off in advance. Punches in and out as schedules. Calls supervisor to report absences timely. 
  • Agrees to work extra shifts/hours as needed.
  • Completes work assignments thoroughly and follows up on requests in an accurate, prompt and timely manner. 
What you will need:
  • High School Graduate or equivalent is required.
  • Current BLS certification required. 
  • Nurse Assistant current in the NC Nurse Assistant Registry, preferred

Job Summary

Responsible for keeping the Surgical Services Department clean and organized.  Transport patients to and from the OR.  Take specimens to the laboratory, picks up x-rays, charts, etc. 

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

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