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Surgical Support Aide - Operating Room Job
PeaceHealth | Bellingham, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 151995

PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Support Aide - Operating Room for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting in tasks involving patient care and maintenance of the operating room.  The primary focus is to help with set-up and efficient turnover of the operating rooms and caring for the instruments and equipment to be used during the surgical procedure.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in pulling instruments and supplies for surgical procedures.    Set up equipment for surgical procedure. 
  • Order and restock inventory and supplies for department.  Stock and put supplies away in individual operating rooms.
  • Clean, disinfect, and sterilize equipment.  Assists with clean-up and room turnover.
  • Provide assistance with moving and lifting patients.  Transport patients.
  • Transport specimens to appropriate area/unit.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • See requirements below under Community/Location Specific Notes.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Previous experience with sterile/aseptic techniques preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • See requirements below under Community/Location Specific Notes.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:                  

  • Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others
  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
  • Understanding of operating room protocols

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

St Joseph Medical Center:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant or Registered Nursing Assistant credential is required.

ST. JOSEPH PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion at least 66% of the time. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.               
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.  

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Bellingham, WA, St. Joseph Medical Center (216)
Job Category:  CNA/LPN/MA; Clinical Support; Professionals - Clinical
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $15.08, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || CNA/LPN/MA; Clinical Support; Professionals - Clinical || Full Time || SURGICAL SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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