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Perioperative Technician - Recovery Room- Mercy Health - West Hospital

Job ID: 4670479
Updated: November 7, 2018
Geographic Location: Cincinnati
Department: Recovery Room
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 32

Job Summary

 BASIC PURPOSE: Assists the operating room functions by providing clerical support and equipment and room preparation for procedures.


  • Prepares equipment and room for procedures; cleans instruments, laryngoscopes, endoscopes, carts and other equipment; checks and restocks surgical suites for supplies and equipment after each case; sets up suction, maintains oxygen tank supply and secures tanks according to policy and procedure; uses appropriate cleaning methods to post or terminally clean the OR suites according to policy and procedure; obtains inpatient beds, cleans beds and replaces linen as appropriate; operates beds and stretchers and  obtains oxygen tanks for transport.
  • Responds to area or rooms to clean and/or set up equipment between cases; continuously monitors existing equipment and supplies, and increases or decreases when appropriate; keeps the hallways and corridors clear of obstacles; maintains stocked carts in hallways and anesthesia rooms; checks and restocks case carts/anesthesia carts as appropriate; maintains clean and soiled area, chemical supply, cleaning equipment, etc.; discards and replaces biohazards and sharps containers as needed; maintains paper towels, toilet paper and soap supplies; mops and dusts sterile core; assists in maintaining department safety by replacing outdated supplies and broken equipment; cleans storage rooms; uses appropriate PPE and cleaning chemicals at all times.
  • Provides clerical support to the department by answering phones, assisting with procedure scheduling, etc.
  • Transports patients and equipment safely; runs case related errands to blood bank, lab, medical records, etc.
  • Completes duties before leaving the department, asks for assistance and checks needs of team prior to leaving for the day; flexes work schedule as needed to meet the staffing needs of the department.
  • Assists in orientation of new employees to the surgery/recovery departments; attends required inservices and staff meetings per departmental guidelines; demonstrates competency in performing job tasks and in operating equipment on an annual basis; documents appropriate information for Steris and autoclaves

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED


  • CPR with BLS, obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • At least two years clinical experience in an acute environment or nusing student with 1 semster of clinical rotation completed.

Shift and Job Schedule

Hours: 32 Hours/Weekly

Schedule: Day:  6:30am - 3:00pm

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