Purpose of Position
The Operating Theatre Wardperson assists in transporting patients, general Ward and Operating Theatre cleaning, maintaining a high standard of hygiene at all times.
To ensure the safe transport of patients to and from the Operating Suite.
To assist in the maintenance and care of equipment used during surgery.
To assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment for staff and patients in the Operating Suite.
Provide high quality care that is customer focused, according to policies of the Springwood Hospital Operating Room and Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.
Perform patient care as requested by the Multidisciplinary team.
Assist in the preparation of the Operating Room for varying surgical procedures.
Attend to mopping of floors between cases and attend the terminal cleaning all areas of the unit at the completion of theatre lists.
Able to demonstrate problem solving and prioritisation skills in a work environment
Be able to meet the physical demands of the position as listed in the physical requirements in the position description
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
Able to demonstrate a reasonable understanding of Work Health and Safety
Class C Drivers Licence
Previous experience as a wardperson would be an advantage
Previous experience in the care of patients / clients