The Surgical Aide works under the direct supervision of the perioperative RN circulator and physician to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe and the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. The Surgical Aide position is the foundation for case time effectiveness, environmental readiness and accuracy. Assist Team Leader and staff with direct and indirect care of patients within the Surgical Services Department. Assist CRNA/ Anesthesia Tech with procurement of liquid inhalation agents/ filling of vaporizers as needed. Will work independently with delegated duties. Surgical Aids possess the basic knowledge in the theory, application and maintenance of sterile and aseptic technique. All job duties and standards within the job description will be performed in accordance with the established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and Trinity Mother Frances. Supports the mission, vision and values of Trinity Mother Frances.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.