Operating Room Aide (Full Time, Day Shifts 10:00am - 6:30pm)
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-30482
Operating Room Aides perform 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.
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.
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.
Schedule: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Required rotation of weekends and holidays
Benefits eligible, day one of employment
Geisinger is proud to offer:
$15 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals
Up to $3/hr shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and 401k plans that starts day one of employment
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
$40k in financial support to become a Registered Nurse
Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
Paid parental leave and military leave
Fertility and adoption support
On the job training and education
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
Employee referral incentive program
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, 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 sequencingprograms, 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 1...3 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.