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The University of Kansas Health System OR Tech (Days; Full Time, Great Bend Campus) in Great Bend, Kansas

Under the supervision of the nursing department’s management assists the perioperative care team in many aspects of patient care including but not limited to, patient care assistance, care of the environment, transportation of patients, supplies and equipment; interacts with other departments; performs cleaning; restocks and orders supplies; setup equipment and provides support para-nursing & housekeeping functions in the Operating Room, PACU, & PHA.

Core/Major Duties:

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of sterile field.

  • Illustrates proper technique for transporting and positioning patients safely.

  • Displays understanding of proper body mechanics.

  • Demonstrates special positions and/or bed positions such as Morgan Pelvic, Andrews Frame, etc.

  • Recognizes the area of surgical prep (clean or sterile).

  • Responsible for maintaining environmental cleanliness standards of the operating rooms and ancillary areas.

  • Demonstrates proper technique for surgical skins preps.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

  • Assesses case schedule and determines equipment and supply needs

  • Sets up equipment and gathers supplies

  • Completes the equipment maintenance, checks and repairs and makes adjustments necessary for normal and efficient operation; monitors equipment temperature to ensure proper performance; contacts maintenance if repairs are needed; works closely with the machines in order to recognize potential problems and learns to repair small problems; and fills out work requests when needed.

  • Participates in department specific quality improvement projects

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at The University of Kansas Health System, Great Bend Campus, based on the following criteria:

Primary – required (routine) to do the job;

Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and

None – no approved access

Education/Experience: Successful completion of a nurse assistant training program. Knowledge of principals, methods and techniques involved in performing general operating room services and adapting or modifying standards of operating room practices for care of specific medical cases

Current nursing assistant certification in the State of Kansas; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

Additional certification may be required for certain patient care setting or populations. Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department

Requisition ID: 2020-27320

Display Department Title: OR Tech

Street: 514 Cleveland