MOS 68D Operating Room Specialist Duty Descriptions

68D3O Operating Room NCO - NCOIC, Anesthesia
Serves as the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of the Anesthesia Department in a 91 bed Medical Center for an eight suite Operating Room (OR) with ten services performing over 4,500 procedures annually; directly responsible for managing the technical and tactical training, career development, and supervision of four Anesthesiologists, nine Nurse Anesthetists, and four technicians; manages all logistical and clinical supply requirements; ensures compliance with all safety initiatives; performs anesthesia technician functions and is responsible for the maintenance and accountability of medical equipment valued at approximately $3M.


68D30-NCOIC, Operating Room
Serves as the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of the Operating Room in the largest Department of Defense tri-service Military Medical Center supporting wounded warriors and our nation's leaders; schedules and coordinates surgery for 25 surgical suites averaging 1200 surgical procedures monthly; responsible for the professional development of 97 Soldiers, Sailors, DoD and contract civilian personnel; ensures quality patient care within the Operating Room and Labor and Delivery surgical suites; advisor to the Deputy Commander of Nursing for matters relating to the Operating Room; maintains a Hand Receipt in excess of $35 million.


68D30-Sterile Processing NCOIC
Serves as the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of the Sterile Processing Department in the largest Department of Defense tri-service Military Medical Center supporting wounded warriors and our nation's leaders; maintains compliance with regulatory healthcare and training standards; advisor to Deputy Commander Nursing on all sterilization and storage matters; responsible for the professional development of 55 Soldiers, Sailors, DoD Civilians and contract personnel; provides 24 hour support to a 20 suite Operating Room and three ancillary surgical suites averaging 1200 surgical procedures per month; provides clinical support to 38 specialty clinics.


68D40-Sr. Operating Room NCO
Serves as NCOIC of PeriOperative Nursing Services in the largest Department of Defense Military Medical Center; responsible for the professional development of 316 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, DoD civilian, and contract personnel performing 1000 surgical cases per month including wounded warriors and our nation's leaders; ensures quality patient care within the Operating Room, Sterile Processing Department, Ambulatory/Short Stay Unit, and Post Anesthesia Care Unit; advisor to the Deputy Commander of Nursing Leadership for PeriOperative regulatory healthcare and training standards, provides departmental and organizational guidance.


68D40-Sr. Operating Room NCO
Serves as the NCOIC of the PeriOperative Nursing Services; oversees the patient care activities within the OR, CMS, PACU/SDS providing care and services for over 200 beneficiaries per month; maintains compliance with regulatory healthcare standards and training standards through departmental and organizational guidance; advisor to the DCN and Chief Wardmaster on CMS and surgical technicial practices and standards; responsible for professional growth and develpment of six NCOs, eight junior enlisted and nine civilian staff members; exercises custodial responsibility over equipment and supplies in multiple sections valued over $3.1 million.


68D40-NCOIC, PERIOPERATIVE NURSING SECTION
Serves as NCOIC, Perioperative Nursing Section in a 136-bed Level III trauma Army Medical Center; provides oversight for the Operating Room, Central Material Service, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, and the Same Day Surgery Ward; manages 70 enlisted Soldiers and civilian paraprofessionals; responsible for a hand receipt worth over $2.9 million; disseminates information, interprets and enforces Army regulations and nursing policies relevant to section administration and military mission; guides, trains, counsels and develops subordinates; develops and evaluates training program; advises Chief, Perioperative Nursing Section.


68D20-Operating Room NCO
Assists in the management of a six suite operating room (OR) in a 78 bed community hospital averaging 400 surgical cases per month; coordinates the daily room assignments for 18 OR technicians and ensures all surgical suites are adequately staffed and all equipment is functioning properly; directly supervises, counsels and mentors four Soldiers; performs daily inspections of the OR to ensure a safe, clean, and organized environment for patients; assists with the maintenance and management of medical equipment valued over $3.6 million; conducts in-services and non-medical training for 36 staff members.




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