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Cypress Pointe Hospital

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Dietary Aide
Radiology Tech
Surgical Technologist

GENERAL SUMMARY

This position is responsible for preparing food and the day to day delivery of food to patient care areas. This position will assist the Dietary Manager in daily operations, in addition to duties as a diet aide.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Make and deliver patient food trays as per physician orders.
• Maintain par level of patient frozen food meals.
• Furnish and deliver nutrition supplements.
• Assist Dietary Manger in front retail area of café.
• Keep counter and tables clean in dining room.
• Prepare food according to recipes, quality standards and presentation standards.
• Monitor the quality and quantity of food that is prepared.
• Maintain cleanliness of kitchen area and equipment on a daily basis.
• Other duties as assigned/ required.
• Other duties as assigned/ required.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma or equivalence and one (1) year of recent experience.

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Radiologic Technologist is responsible for the independent operation of X-ray equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using X-ray. The X-ray Technologist is responsible for daily operations of the X-ray Department, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA). The X-ray Technologist maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ability to effectively operate Radiology equipment.
• Ability to evaluate X-Rays in order to acquire appropriate diagnostic information.
• Analyzes patient’s general condition to determine best examination approach.
• Assists patient in preparing for study with appropriate dress, reviews procedure with patient, and assist patient with education, answers questions and addresses concerns.
• Follows patient/equipment procedures and examines patient screening to ensure safety.
• Compiles accurately all patient information (screening, worksheet, and previous studies) and consults with radiologist for determination of scan procedures. Notifies Radiologist of positive screening responses as necessary.
• Coordinates hospital patient exams by communicating with patient’s nurse of exam appointment time, medication, and transportation in an efficient and effective manner.
• Completes all documentation to maintain patient files without omissions.
• Other duties as assigned/ required.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
• Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Radiologic Technology Program and/or state license required. preferable- 2 years of imaging experience.
• Bachelor of Science degree in applicable field preferred.
• BLS required from the American Heart Association
• Active certification by ARRT and/or Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners

GENERAL SUMMARY
Assists the surgeon as a scrub technician; assists the circulating nurse; assists in general housekeeping duties of
the OR and maintenance of equipment and instruments. Anticipates the needs of the surgical team. Establishes
and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room. Reporting Relationship: Reports to
RN in OR Room and OR Charge RN on a daily basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures.
• Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment.
• Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse.
• Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants.
• Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated.
• Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimen with surgeon.
• Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas.
• Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets.
• Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background.
• Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment.
• Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills.
• Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment.
• Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.
Nursing Processes
• Assists physicians as a sterile member of the operating room team.
• Maintains awareness to prevent surgical harm or injury to patient.
• Exhibits interest in surgical nursing procedures.
• Prepares medication under the supervision of the R.N. in charge of the case.
• Maintains proper body mechanics while turning, lifting, bending, stretching, walking and standing.
• Performs duties designated by the Director of Surgical Services or charge nurse.
Clinical Skills
• Demonstrates a consistent high degree of accuracy in the accomplishments of daily activities.
• Possesses knowledge of surgical procedures.
• Possesses a working knowledge of equipment used in the operating room.
• Assists professional nursing staff by scrubbing on all types of surgery cases.
• Participates in providing and presenting educational instruction on existing and newly acquired equipment and instruments.
• Cost effectively maintains adequate supplies and equipment in appropriate working condition.
• Maintains quality of surgical instruments through proper maintenance, cleaning, lubricating, sterilization, utilization, and storage according to the manufacturers specifications.
• Maintains a clean, safe, environment for processing sterile supplies.
• Responsible for decontamination procedure on all instruments and equipment.
• Reports damaged instruments to Director of Surgical Services and follows proper procedure for damaged instrument and/or equipment.
• Other duties as assigned/ required.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
• Satisfactory completion of an accredited program for surgical technology and/or an acquired knowledge of surgical instrumentation and sterile technique from experience. Acquired knowledge and skills performance is evaluated during the orientation period and employment is contingent upon satisfactory results.
• Current BLS required, PALS and ACLS preferred. Must be through the American Heart Association.