Providence Perioperative Aide in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Perioperative Aide 1 - Main Operating Room (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence St Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR
We are seeking a Perioperative Aide 1 - Surgical Services that will function as a member of the surgical team under the direct supervision and direction of the registered perioperative nurse. The Perioperative Aide assists in the OR function by cleaning and preparing operating rooms, safely transporting patients, retrieving and decontaminating equipment, stocking general supplies in the operating rooms. May provide limited patient care by assisting with opening supplies before surgery.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Assist with patient care as directed by RN, this may include transporting patients, assisting with patient admission, care, transfer, and discharge
Assist RN to provide appropriate environment, equipment, transport devices, and supplies according to age, size, weight and condition of patient
Report all observations concerning patients to RN
Utilize infection control principles, maintain orderly, clean, safe environment, may utilize Aseptic Technique, while performing duties
Support department as needed by ordering and organization of forms, and by maintaining stock levels
Assist with changeover activities
Be possibly requested to cross train and to assist with orientation of perioperative assistants
Demonstrate commitment to teamwork, by contributing to the team to meet department needs, offering assistance to others, carrying fair share of the workload, and coordinating patient care with other members of the team
Contribute to resolving conflict. Utilize problem-solving skills to promote a positive work environment and seeks assistance in resolving conflict when needed
Demonstrate department accountability; contribute to and attend department staff and/or education meetings; participate in department projects or committees; use downtime productively
Required qualifications for this position includes:
High School Diploma -OR- GED
Must obtain BLS certification within the orientation period
Basic computer skills
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- Recent healthcare and/or operating room experience
About Providence in Oregon:
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing
people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians
Req ID: 298199