WORK SCHEDULE:Days/Evenings; Monday thru Friday; 11am to 730pm.Weekend and Holiday call rotation
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Performs a variety of operating room support and operating room cleaning duties. Follows special cleaning and trash handling techniques, as required. Provides a sanitary and aesthetically pleasing environment by physically removing and reducing microorganisms through manual cleaning. Transports patients and equipment throughout the Medical Centers and Clinics.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains supply and stocks supplies and linens. Documents temperature readings of all fluid and blanket Warmers. Takes appropriate action if temperatures are out of acceptable range daily. Assists with the lifting and transporting of patients. Assists with delivering supplies as needed to operating rooms. Dry mops and damp disinfects all aspects of assigned areas. Disinfects operating rooms upon completion of surgical procedures as designated by the infection control policies. Collects trash and waste, and soiled linen. Relines containers with bags. Handles trash and soiled linen and transports trash to designated area as designated by infection control policies. Reports maintenance repair needs and unsafe conditions to coordinator. Reports the finding of misplaced patient belongings or hospital equipment to the appropriate parties, i.e. Nursing or Security. Assists in moving equipment and operating room beds. Prepares stretchers and beds for post-op patients. Participates in Joint Commission mandated educational programs.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Communication Skills, Team Player, Medical Devices And Tools, Computer Skills
High School Diploma or Equivalent -Required
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.