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Cleveland Clinic

This is a Full-time position in Weston, FL posted July 31, 2021.

**Job ID:** 123597**Responsibilities:**+ Identifies in a professional manner, the surgical patient by checking ID Band; asks the Patient to state name prior to transport.+ Notifies Nursing staff of arrival.+ Reports immediately any significant changes in patient condition.+ Provides safe patient transfer with side rails in up position.+ Utilizes two-man transfer technique.+ Assures patient is warm and provides safe environment upon entry to OR Department.+ Provides nursing staff with patient chart and assist in OR record preparation.+ Maintains active communication with Surgical Control Desk regarding any encountered patient delays.+ Safely assists in lifting, moving and positioning of the surgical patient while following correct body mechanics protocols.+ Assists the RN during surgical positioning, modes of anesthesia and surgical site prep.+ Performs daily cleaning duties following policy and procedure, universal precautions.+ Maintains strong hand washing technique between patient contacts and room cleaning.+ Assists in terminal cleaning protocol of OR suites when directed.+ Assures surgical equipment is moved to proper location after cleaning and surgical bed is replaced to LOCKED position.+ Decontaminates equipment, stretchers and beds following use and prepares post op beds and stretchers in a timely manner.+ Keeps sub-sterile rooms and scrub sink areas free of water/soap spills.+ Maintains sufficient inventory of cleaning supplies, masks, and scrub supplies for all designated areas with Department.+ Follows recommended standard of utilizing one mop head per procedure to eliminate cross contamination.+ Restocks irrigation and blankets daily to appropriate locations.+ Validates environmental supply inventory for needed rotation to verify any expired product line.+ Validates specimens in logbook prior to transport to pathology.

Initials book with time.+ Monitors and records temperature of OR suites/warming cabinets according to policy and procedure.+ Assures that all biohazard material is handled and disposed of properly utilizing universal precautions.+ Communicates effectively with the Surgical Control Desk to note schedule progression in the OR Suite.+ Remains accountable at all times to Surgical Control Desk.+ Directs and delegates activity of team members to ensure proper room utilization through decreased turnover time.+ Provides support at all levels to reduce OR room turnover.+ Other duties as assigned.**Education:**+ High School Graduate or equivalent.**Certifications:**+ Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.**Complexity of Work:**+ All employees are expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in the Organizational-Wide Competencies listed below as applied to the position:+ World Class Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill, and problem solving that enable an employee to respond to internal and external customer needs and expectations in a positive manner.+ Adaptability: Includes teamwork and flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities including adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback.+ Efficiency and Effectiveness: Includes quantity and quality of desired work, as well as organization skills necessary to perform successfully.+ Essential Job Requirements: Includes adherence to all relevant policies, procedures, and guidelines affecting the work environment, including maintenance of required competencies and communication skills.+ Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable): Includes overall accountability for assigned work group relative to operational goals, personnel requirements, and budgetary constraints.+ Note: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

This description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.**Work Experience:**+ Minimum one year experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred.+ Strong follow-through and understanding of the principle of universal precautions.+ Ability to resolve conflicts and assure fair workload among team members.+ Displays collaborative attitude with department director, physicians and other members of the healthcare team; ability to ensure operational efficiency; problem solving interactions and exercise self-control.+ Needs minimal sustained direction in assessing work load, defining priorities and carrying out departmental responsibilities, self-starter and self-motivating.**Physical Requirements:**+ Workload is heavy and requires constant lifting, moving of patients, equipment, instrument trays, and supplies.+ Able to lift items up to 50 pounds without assistance and greater than 50 pounds with assistance.+ Stooping, pushing and pulling required when moving patients or equipment into position for surgery.+ Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests with courtesy and respect.+ Working hours may exceed eight (8) hours per day and is based on what is needed to accomplish completion of the daily surgical schedule.**Personal Protective Equipment:**+ Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.