Hutt Valley District Health Board
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Welcoming and kind
I only worked there for a week for my school work week when i was 15 but i learnt quite alot and was definitely a good experience
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Kind workers
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There wasn't really anywhere i could sit
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varied role with enjoyable tasks with a variety of fun people
Check daily requirement for speciality equipment used for scheduled surgeries,i.e. implant or limb/body supports to keep surgery schedules flowing.
Patient transfers pre-op and post-op

Clean theatre areas and equipment after each operation adhering to strict hygiene standards – full clean after contagious alerts.

Ordering for bulk theatre supplies

Relieved the surgical inplant and instrument department, ordering required Orthopaedic and specialist instruments and inplants

Assist surgeons in positioning and holding limbs before and during operations

Being present during long procedures to roll or reposition patients

Continually restock theatre consumables (checking date sensitive) wound covers, consumables, oxygen bottles and resuscitation equipment

Check delivery of ordered equipment and inplant requirements for procedures

When required set up theatre beds and equipment for specific operations.

Keep patient information private and confidential.

Taking blood samples and other medical requests to pathology and the hospital labs, retrieve bloods and plasmas when required.

Attended annual mandatory clinical training and weekly in house services

Achieved annual updates for health care assistants

Daily beginning and end of shift hand over duties

Patient transfers both into theatre, wards, consultations and car park/taxis

Attend high pressure medical emergency situations.

Worked with deceased patients and funeral companies

Handled families of deceased, being considerate of protocols and using considerations for cultural differences.

Organise and deliver timely services to hospital
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Pros
continual workload to keep the day busy
Cons
no advancement and hospital restructured job
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3.3
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3.3
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2.3
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3.3
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