Catholic Health Initiatives Tacoma , WA 98402
St. Joseph Medical Center
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Performs a range of self-directed support activities that contribute to the overall efficiency of the perioperative area(s). Work involves inventorying, disassembling, cleaning, reassembling, and maintaining operating room equipment. Assisting in maintaining a clean, sanitary, orderly OR environment, and transporting patients as required.
An incumbent is required to understand and apply Standard Precaution guidelines and other safety/security standards to all work activities.
Assists with the flow of surgical instrumentation between processing and surgery; reads OR schedule, anticipates needs and sets-up OR with required supplies and equipment, for respective case(s).
Assists in maintaining a clean, sanitary and orderly OR environment.
Assists with patients, to include transporting and assisting with lifting, turning, positioning and preparing patients for surgical procedures.
Uses standard precautions and appropriate personal protective equipment when transporting patients and when working in the OR.
One year of related work experience in an acute care hospital that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.
Post-high school training specific to health care (i.e., central processing, health care assistant) preferred.
Work experience in perioperative or as a military medic/corpsman is preferred.
Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.