South Lake Hospital Peri-operative Support Associate I - Operating Room - PRN(As Needed) - Varied Shifts in Clermont, Florida

South Lake Hospital is centrally located in Clermont, Florida, which combines the appeal of suburban life with easy access to Orlando, all of the major theme parks, and beautiful beaches on both coasts. At South Lake Hospital, our mission is to improve the health and quality of life of the individuals and communities in South Lake County. Our 160-acre health, wellness, and education campus provides a complete continuum of quality care. With 170 beds, and more than 1,500 employees, we offer a variety of medical services including diagnostic imaging, orthopedics, robotic surgery, urology, women's services, and our cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Essential Functions

*Participates as a member of the peri-operative nursing team.

*Transports patient, specimen and equipment.

*Maintains OR sanitation and assistance with maintenance of unit supply levels.

*Cleans stretchers, OR tables, equipment and rooms.

*Assists the RN and anesthetist in transporting postoperative patients to the recovery unit.

*Conveys and receives information in a timely manner.

*Stocks operating room with supplies.

*Verifies count and stocks supplies (warmers, cabinets, bovies, rooms, linen and bags).

*Transports patient specimens, cultures, blood and body fluids to pathology, radiology and the laboratory.

*Provides assistance with moving and lifting patients, supplies and equipment.

*Reports defective material or equipment to supervisor.

*Under the direct supervision of the RN and anesthetist, assists with positioning of patients for procedures.

*Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.

*Respects the rights and privacy of others and holds staff member information in strict confidence.

*Maintains regular attendance and complies with time and attendance policy and procedure.

*Adheres to South Lake Hospital's policies and procedures; Mission, Vision and Values statements; Code of Conduct.

*Ensures compliance with all regulatory standards including Federal, State, local and Joint Commission.

*Prioritizes workload to manage multiple priorities.

*Uses problem-solving skills to meet goals.

*Enhances professional growth by participating in educational programs, current literature and/or workshops.

Other Related Functions

*Evidences self-direction and personal accountability for their work practice and demonstrates responsiveness to departmental and faculty needs.

*Performs duties in a cost efficient manner.

*Contributes to organizational effectiveness by reporting for duty on time, adhering to policies concerning rest and lunch breaks, and completes assigned duties in an effective, efficient manner.

*Performs team tasks by presenting a consistent professional image in appearance, work performance and communication practices.

*Demonstrates a positive attitude when interacting with patients, their families, visitors, other employees, and physicians.

*Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary surgical healthcare team in both large and small work settings.

*Participates in PI activities as assigned.

*Knowledgeable about legal issues, patient rights and compliance with the standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies.

*Possesses knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the peri-operative setting.

*Performs other related duties as needed.

South Lake Hospital is currently looking for a Peri-operative Support Associate I to join our team. Interested candidates will have the following...


*High school diploma or GED equivalency required.


*Current American Heart Association BLS for HCP required.



*Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required.

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