Surgical Associate (Housekeeping)

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Denton, TX US
Job ID:
Surgery Department
Area of Interest:
Patient Support Services
Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Denton

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is seeking a Surgical Associate to work Full-Time in the Surgery department.

3pm - 11pm, Monday thru Friday with call required

Required Minimum Education:
High School Diploma/GED

Required Minimum Experience:
Previous patient care experience preferred.
***Housekeeping / Environmental Services experience highly preferred.

Required License/Certification:
BLS required

Required Skills:
Read, write and speak English; Able to stand/walk for majority of hours of their work shift; Easily move heavy equipment & supplies ( up to 250 lbs on wheels) without endangering themselves or others.

-Prepares OR rooms with Stock and Supplies;
-Restocks warmer with blankets and saline
-Changes sharps containers
-Stocks linen and trash bags for trash and linen, as well as red bags
-Empties soiled linen carts
-Floor care of the OR Rooms on a daily basis
Assists in the preparation or the OR room for surgery
-Maintains patient dignity and confidentiality
-Assists in room turn over
-Demonstrates basic understanding of asepsis
-Answers calls fro the Surgery Desk/over head page without delay
-Acts as a team member
Assists in room cleanup
-Disposes of hazardous waste appropriately
-Uses personal protective gear as required
-Follows procedure for cleaning of operating rooms and equipment
-Completes floor care in the OR in a timely manner and in accordance with standards
Other duties as assigned
Follows direction of circulating nurse in the preparation of the OR room for surgery

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Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties.  Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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