Avenue Healthcare Theatre Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Avenue Healthcare Theatre Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Job Objective/Purpose

To assist Theatre Technicians, Nurses, Surgeons and Anesthetists in recovery room, CSSD , Post Anesthesia Care Unit and Operating room.

Key Responsibilities

Dealing with Patients

  • Assist with the transfer of patients to theatre in time for operation

  • Ensure patients safety in a clean and tidy environment

  • Communicates courteously and professionally

  • Maintain client and patient privacy and confidentiality at all times

    Infection Control & Theatre Cleanliness

  • Ensure proper cleaning and disinfection of the theatres after every procedure

  • Ensure proper waste segregation and disposal and waste management per the Infection Prevention Control (IPC) manual

  • Sluice soiled linen and maintain a linen stock count register.

    General Theatre Assistance

  • Acts as a runner and provides necessary support to the operating room team

  • Autoclaving, sterilization and packing of instruments

  • Scrubbing for cases

  • Assisting in surgery

  • Collaborate with the shift leader/nurse in-charge to ensure that the unit has the necessary equipment/resources and in good working condition.

  • Record and report all sentinel incidents/events within 24 hours using the provided tools.

  • Prevention of clinical errors by accurate recording of vital signs, correct patient identification, proper filling of patient charts and report abnormal findings to
    the nurse on duty

  • Participate in emergency response

  • Assist in restraining violent patients eg. ECT patients

  • Participate in the ward handover exercise of patients in PACu.

  • Client satisfaction (patient, consultants and others )- ensure client satisfaction through quality of care, communication, feedback and escalation to the nurse/nurse in charge

  • Assist in transporting bodies to the morgue when called upon

  • Any other duty as assigned by your immediate supervisor in line with the job description

    Personal Specifications

  • Certificate in Patient Attendant

  • Proper infection control

  • Compliant waste disposal management

  • 1 year experience

  • Attention to details and reliable

  • Have organization skills

  • Is a team player

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Avenue Healthcare Theatre Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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