Orderly

Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Mar 26, 2018
Ref
02525-13209
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
The Orderly is responsible for maintaining the surgical suite in a clean and organized condition.  He/she supports patient care by maintaining the patient environment, supplying necessary care items, transporting and positioning patients in the perioperative area.  The position requires thorough knowledge of both department and hospital policies and procedures.  The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, auditory, or visual fashion is essential.  The primary method to express or exchange ideas is through the spoken word.  Written, telephone and manual dexterity skills are required for the position.  The quality of work will be in keeping with the philosophy, objectives and policies of the hospital and the Department of Nursing


The Orderly under the supervision of the Registered Nurse transports patients to and from the perioperative area as needed.  He/she is responsible for maintaining the surgical suites in a clean, safe and organized condition, assist in moving and positioning patients, and maintain supplies.   He/she will also transport specimens, lab and pharmacy items, and equipment to and from surgery and other departments. The orderly assumes the responsibility for performing assignments in a timely and conscientious manner.  He/she is responsible for ensuring effective communication with the circulator, the patient, the surgeon and other members of the surgical team.

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