OR Assistant/Aide (99JMJ05112018HSS)

The Stamford Hospital Stamford, CT
Hospital for Special Surgery and Stamford Hospital have entered into a unique collaboration to create the premier center for advanced orthopedics in New England.

HSS is the world's largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health and ranked the #1 hospital for orthopedics according to U.S News & World Report (2015-16). Through this unique alliance, HSS Orthopedics at Stamford Health will expand access to leading clinicians, as well as best practices and protocols developed by HSS over its 153 years of experience.

We are currently seeking a Full Time(37.5hrs/weekly) Operating Room Assistant/Aide with a passion for patience centered care to join this exciting, unprecedented collaboration.

Come join a team that is dedicated to providing a level of care unrivaled in Connecticut!

Required Skills

* Ensures the protection of patient rights to confidentiality, privacy and only discloses information for professional purpose/s

* Provide a safe patient care experience by verifying patient information, assuring the operative consent, faculty consent, anesthesia consent and additional required information

* Ensure all equipment and required tools are maintained and well-kept to the highest standards

* Promote and conduct efficient, clean and safety practices at all times

* Accurately handle and identify specimens according to established guidelines

* Assist in the transporting and positioning of patients

* Performs other duties as assigned

Required Experience

* High school diploma or GED equivalent required

* 1-2 years experience working within a hospital, surgery center or health care setting, orthopedics preferred

* Medical Terminology, computer literacy, knowledge of medical equipment and previous related experience preferred

* Ability to communicate effectively with patients, their family members, surgical staff, physicians and other health care workers. Able to read, write and speak English required


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