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Berkshire Health Systems Peri-Op Aide in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

  • This position may be scheduled: 8:00 - 4:30 9:00 - 5:30 10:00 - 6:30

    DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION

  • The Perioperative Aide is a member of the Operating Room staff who functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse, and has knowledge of hospital ethics and policies as it pertains to their position. The perioperative aide provides an environmentally clean surgical area in accordance to the AORN (Association of Operating Room Nurses) standards and BMC Infection Control Standards as followed by the surgical OR staff. Assists in transportation and positioning of patients within the specific Operating Room guidelines. Compliance with safety and other regulations in the interest of patient care. Follows “Body Substance Isolation” policies at all times. Responsible for the storage and movement of supplies and movement of supplies and equipment within the surgery department.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • Experience in patient transportation, housekeeping preferred

  • Education and Training:

  • High School graduate required, minimum of 1 year previous/current hospital, perioperative aide or attendant experience preferred

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • Certified in Basic Life Support annually

  • Other Requirements:

  • Works compatibly, productively and as a team.

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