Operating Room Assistant/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Operating Room Assistant/UKHC

Requisition Number:

RE27629

Working Title:

ORA

Department Name:

H3320:Perioperative Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:

05

Salary Range:

$12.50-20.00/hour

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

HS

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http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:

None

Physical Requirements:

This position requires regularly lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; and standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to blood-borne or airborne pathogens and recombinant DNA or viral vectors.

Shift:

7a-7:30p Sat/Sun with a variable 12 hr. shift during the week.

Job Summary:

The ORA assists the nursing team through duties such as opening sterile supplies; holding instruments and extremities; running errands; obtaining supplies and blood/pharmacy products; transporting patients by bed, wheelchair, or stretcher; ensuring patient ID badges are correct; securing patient belongings; and performing OR turnover duties including cleaning OR tables, mopping floors, changing trash and linens, and assisting with inventory counts. Responsibilities involve handling equipment and supplies with aseptic technique; efficiently communicating; maintaining patient confidentiality; and pushing, pulling, and/or lifting patients and objects up to/greater than 100 pounds.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have the ability to follow directions; excellent organization skills; great attention to detail; customer focus; and exceptional communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred Education/Experience:

Previous hospital experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply:

05/04/2021

University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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