OT Assistant

  • IKSHA EYE CARE
  • Nov 25, 2021
Full time Health Care

Job Description

  • To maintain the standard protocol of OT strictly.
  • To maintain the handwashing protocol, dress protocol as prescribed.
  • To layout, the trolley according to the operation list.
  • To prepare the trolley of anesthesia.
  • To carry out the instruction of the Doctor when necessary.
  • To assist the Surgeon and Anesthetist in operation theatre
  • To monitor the condition and take care of the patient during the operation, and postoperatively in the recovery room.
  • To fumigate & clean the OT room periodically
  • To autoclave and disinfect necessary articles, instruments, linen, gadgets, equipment, etc. and keep ready for use.
  • To check all electrical points, pipeline 02, in built sockets for proper working condition and to communicate with a concerned person for proper maintenance of the unit.
  • To coordinate with Billing assistants regarding admissions, discharges and billing activities of the patients.
  • To ensure that all investigations are carried out as advised by the doctor, reports available on time for doctor’s perusal and further advice.
  • To assist the doctors in various surgical procedures performed in the operation theatre.
  • To maintain the medical records of patients as per the institutional requirements and that of the treating consultants.
  • To raise requisitions on the computer for drugs.
  • Maintaining the stock of IOL, OT Consumables, etc.,
  • Checking the expiry of drugs used in Operation Theatre periodically.
  • Sending short expiry IOL and Medicines to Main Stores.
  • Maintaining the Operation Theatre Registers. (IOL Register, OT Consumables, Material Inward Register, Surgery Register, Sterilization Register, etc.,)
  • Maintaining Sterilization Report.
  • Maintain personal, patients and environmental hygiene.
  • To check and record vital signs legibly and promptly.
  • To handle with care and with knowledge all gadgets used in patient care in the wards.
  • To handle waste segregation and disposal as per the policy.
  • To follow strictly all safety measures involved in patient care and self-protection.
  • To maintain a cordial interpersonal relationship within the unit and with support departments.
  • To take over and handover properly at change of shifts.
  • To be aware of the patient rights and preserve the same.
  • Attend in-service programs and trainings to enhance knowledge.
  • To ensure strict discipline and decorum at all times.
  • To ensure that the patient is comfortable and implement safety measures for vulnerable patients as per the policy.
  • To review the doctor’s notes and the drug chart on admission and implement action as required.
  • To observe the patient to ensure safe medication / adverse reactions. In case of ADR the respective form to be filled.
  • Any errors in medication / nursing intervention to be brought immediately to the notice of the immediate supervisor.
  • To be aware of the following measures i.e., Infection Control, Barrier Nursing, Patient and Self Safety, End of Life Issues, and Effective Management of Information to maintain confidentiality of information – medical / personal – of patients.
  • To avoid any violation of confidentiality of information e.g., no discussion of patient identifiable information in public areas.
  • No verbal orders from Doctors to be taken by Nurses except in emergency which should later be followed by a written order.
  • To complete the preoperative checklist before sending the patient to the operation theatre.
  • To be aware of the NABH standards and implement the same.
  • To be a part of continuous quality improvement programs in the hospital. Duties and Responsibilities would undergo changes with changes in circumstances.

  

 (Any other work assigned from time to time by the hospital management)