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Job Title:
Perioperative Support

Posted Date:
9/18/2020
Closing Date:
9/25/2020
Functional Discipline:
Surgical Program

Job Description

CUPE

CUPE

LAKERIDGE HEALTH

PERIOPERATIVE SUPPORT
SURGICAL SUITE
CORPORATE SURGICAL PROGRAM
REGULAR PART TIME
8 hour shifts; Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends (subject to change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH Oshawa
SALARY: $24.22 - $25.32 per hour

CUPE-2000001580

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Surgical Suite Perioperative Support is an integral member of the Surgical Program and Multidisciplinary team, working in close collaboration with other team members in providing support for the Surgical Suite. Duties to include, but not limited to: transporting of patients; assisting with the positioning and lifting of patients as required; maintaining equipment and reporting need for repairs; transporting, setting up and cleaning of equipment as required; transporting specimens; performing errands to departments; assisting with ordering, receiving and stocking of supplies; replenishing of carts and rooms with supplies; cleaning of Surgical Suite (as per recommended guidelines); emptying/transporting of garbage and linen; changing of sharps containers; defrosting and cleaning of refrigerators; cleaning of microwaves; cleaning of flash autoclaves; preparation of soiled case carts for transportation to SPD in a timely manner; and other duties and tasks as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Successful completion of the CSAO course required;
* Current CPR certificate;
* Ability to read and write English to the level required for the job;
* Proven effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
* Demonstrated sound knowledge of fundamentals of universal precautions relating to supplies and specimens;
* Must be able to work as a member of the surgical team with minimal supervision;
* Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships;
* Physically capable of performing duties including: being able to walk extensively, climb stairs on a regular basis and lift/transfer/transport patients by stretcher, bed and/or wheelchair; other physical activities include lifting, bending, and reaching to accomplish tasks;
* Must be flexible and able to adapt easily to new situations including life threating situations;
* Must be able to work all shifts and weekends;
* Surgical Suite experience as an SA, preferred;
* Must have a satisfactory performance record;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education in this area; and,
* Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard;



CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.