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SoutheastHEALTH Surgical Retractor Holder in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Surgical Retractor Holder

Nursing - Other Cape Girardeau, Missouri Surgery PRN



Variable ShiftResponsible for holding retractors during the intra-operative phase of the patient's surgeryBegin

  • Holds retractors as directed by the surgical team

  • Assists in transporting patients to and from the surgical suites as needed

  • Assists surgical team with transfer of patients

  • Provides necessary supplies and equipment to the surgical team as directed

  • Assists in cleaning of surgical room after procedure

  • Maintains safety and confidentiality of patients

  • Attends in-service programs as directed

  • Rotates on-call as assigned on weekends and holidays and assists with schedule procedures when available

  • Duties require interaction with different patient age groups, i.e., neonate, child, adolescents, adults and the elderly, and requires recognition that different age groups require specialized attention or care

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Currently enrolled Undergraduate, enrolled in surgical technology program or pre-med

  • BLS required

  • Willing to train

  • Requires problem solving and interpersonal skills

  • Communication and an attitude of responsiveness is absolutely key to all positions in the peri-operative area. A “can-do” attitude is required for the exemplary customer service expected

  • Teamwork along with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude are required

  • These traits equate to excellent service to patients, family members, physicians and co-workers

  • Teamwork also enhances patient safety as peri-operative staff works together. “Together we make a difference through our commitment to excellence in health care.”

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English