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Operating Room Assistant

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This position provides support in the surgical services department. Answers telephones and schedules surgical cases on the computer system. Transports cart/bed to nursing units, greets patients/families, verifies patient identity for surgery and transports patients to operating room. Perform various errands such as putting away supplies, delivering specimens to laboratory, and picking up supplies from distribution.
  • Answers telephones, responds to routine inquiries according to established policies, relays and/or records messages.
  • Schedules surgery cases by checking availability of suites, physicians, and staff, entering information into the computer system, and providing information to callers. Distributes surgery schedule to hospital departments.
  • Communicates various information to surgical staff and physicians.
  • Transports bed to nursing units, greets patients/families, verifies patient identity for surgery and transports same to and from operating room.
  • Transports specimens and cultures to laboratory.
  • Performs miscellaneous errands such as stocking supplies, delivering test results, picking up supplies, and the like.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, some of which may be essential to the job.

ยท         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred

 

Organization: Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: LMC-Operating Room
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Evening Shift
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17010254
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