Surgical Aide-FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/19/2021


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Surgical Aide-AdventHealth Manchester 

Location Address: 210 Marie Langdon Drive, Manchester, KY 40962 

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Manchester

  • Small town with a family like workplace
  • Centrally located to outdoor recreational activities
  • Faith based Organization
  • Community Involvement always giving back to the community
  • Career Advancement

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Ensures safe transport, transfer, and positioning of patients utilizing good body mechanics.  Maintains patient privacy and dignity at all times.  Adheres to policies related to patient identification and confidentiality.  For Surgical Assistants in the OR: utilizes knowledge of surgical specialty positioning equipment. 
  • Efficient and organized in skills to assist team with safe and appropriate turnovers.  Utilizes knowledge of cleaning protocols for all types of specialty surgical equipment.  Articulates department goals and metrics for first cases starts and turnover times and contributes ideas for improvement.  Readily available to perform all duties.
  • Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by RN. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing delegated duties as directed.  Is aware of the sterile boundaries within the operating room when supplies are opened.   
  • Ensures appropriate disposition of supplies, labs, and specimens.  Participates in hand off communication and verification process for specimens with laboratory personnel.  May remove medications from the pneumatic tube system for immediate delivery to the RN or for securing purposes in the medication room.  Ensures linens, scrubs, and other supplies are stocked and maintained.  Completes duties within assigned timeframes.


FT Days 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday; flexing as needed 


What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Previous experience working with patients in an acute care setting preferred
  • Previous experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred 

Job Summary:

The Surgical Assistant I (SAI), under supervision of the professional nurse, surgical technicians, and the general supervision of the unit nurse manager, assisting in performing specific duties in and around the surgical department. Priorities include working in the operating rooms, participates in OR room turnover ensuring effective and efficient room turnovers. Responsible for environmental needs in the department including management of blood and body fluids, cleaning of equipment and all surfaces in the operating room and ancillary areas. 

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

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