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Providence Perioperative Technician - Surgical Services in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Perioperative Technician - Surgical Services (1.0 FTE, Evenings) to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland , OR.

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We are seeking for a Perioperative Technician - Surgical Services that will assist in the OR and Surgical Services Department (Pre/Post-op, Sterile Processing), cleaning and preparing patient bays and operating rooms, safely transporting patients, retrieving, decontaminating and delivering equipment, stocking general supplies, processing and maintaining equipment and instruments, and other duties assigned. May assist with prepping and opening supplies before surgery.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Anticipate case needs and takes initiative to coordinate with surgical staff and rooms to ensure all equipment, instruments and supplies are available

  • Support patient care throughout the patient stay from pre-operatie phase to discharge

  • Ensure surgical site is cleaned and shaven appropriately to surgical orders as well as surgical core clean and organized

  • Perform anesthesia changeovers. Calibrate monitoring equipment

  • Prioritize instrumentation upon arrival ensuring proper initial care. Disassemble and reassemble instruments correctly when appropriate. Inspect instruments and test for proper function

  • Select appropriate cleaning and disinfection method, and ensure adequate cleaning of all instrumentation

  • Identify and organize instrumentation in preparation for assembly, Assemble instrumentation according to pre-established guides

  • Ensure proper parameters for sterilization, conducting quality control measures to ensure parameters are met

  • Assist with operative room and patient bay cleaning, turnover, and setup

  • Support case needs throughout the procedure by obtaining additional equipment and supplies as needed


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate

  • CSPD - Sterile Processing and Distribution Certification within 18 months of hire

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.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 356042