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Surgical Support Assistant at Josie Robertson Surgery Center
Following hospital approved procedures, performs turnover cleaning of the operating room.
Coordinate and collaborate with other team members or departments to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of patient care this includes Nurses, Surgical technicians, CPD, Bio-med technicians, and inventory clerks.
prepare OR rooms for surgical cases, transports specimens and blood to the appropriate laboratory, and escort or transport patients in a safe manner utilizing the appropriate equipment when necessary.
assist nursing staff in specific direct patient care activities, performs inventory and set-up of reusable/disposable sterile supplies and equipment, in collaboration with the surgical team
Assists patient and family prior to surgery as directed
Transport patients to the operating room
Assist patients in the performance of personal care, i.e. toileting, intake/output
High School Diploma / GED
2-4 years in healthcare setting (Certified Nursing Assistant, Perioperative Assistant or Central processing)
8 hour shift flexible between 1:00pm and 11:00pm Monday through Friday with weekend rotation.
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Internal Number: 8533154
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.