Hospital for Special Surgery Unit Assistant - Per Diem 1st FL in New York, New York
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HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.
Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise.
Hand and Foot Center
As an integral member of perioperative team, the successful Unit Assistant candidate provides assistance with transportation of patients, operating room turnover, delivery of equipment, and related items. Unit Assistants provide key support to the perioperative service.
Provides support to the multidisciplinary health care team to maintain and promote the standards of care and safety.
Provides assistance with transportation of patients, room turnover, equipment
Has knowledge of operating room set-ups for various surgical procedures
Maintains supplies at all times
Recognizes when equipment needs repair and follows up with appropriate personnel or department
Maintains a hazard-free environment by disposing of filled linen hampers and medical waste appropriately
Maintain sensitivity and awareness of cultural and religious diversity when addressing patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers
Promote a supportive and team-oriented environment
Support departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range strategic plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital
GED or High School Diploma required
Hospital and/or operating room experience preferred
BLS/Heartsaver certification required
Ability prioritize workflow
Strong patient centered approach with emphasis on providing exemplary and world-class customer service
Meticulous attention to detail
Excellent at multitasking
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Self-motivated and proactive; a team player who knows how to think critically in a fast-paced, challenging environment
Active participant in seeking solutions to problems
Hours per Week: 7.5
External Company Name: Hospital for Special Surgery
External Company URL: www.hss.edu
Street: 535 E 70th St