Functions as a member of the surgical team under the direct supervision of a RN. Responsible for transporting patients from their rooms to surgery, from one area to another within the department of surgical services and the hospital. Responsible for additional functions including assisting in general cleaning, running errands, relaying messages, assisting with patient care and room turnover.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
One-year clinical experience in accredited hospital with OR experience preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
BLS certification required.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to understand the operation of some equipment and machinery and ability function independently. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.
Normal hospital environment with exposure to sick or injured patients.
Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.
Sitting - Rarely
Standing/Walking – Continuously
Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally
Bending/Climbing - Occasionally
Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Occasionally
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Frequently
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Occasionally
Typing/Filing – Rarely
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.