Perioperative Aide 1

Providence Health & Services Portland , OR 97228

Posted 2 days ago

Providence is calling a Perioperative Aide 1 to its Main Operating Room team at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR. This is a per diem position. Most shifts available will be evening shifts from 2:30pm - 11:00pm, all days including some weekends.

You will have visibility to available shifts at least 4 weeks in advance. We are seeking someone who would like to work often (as close to full-time as possible). Anyone interested in this position will need to be available for 6 weeks of full-time training up front. The training will be day shift from 7am-3:30pm for 3 weeks, and 2:30pm-11pm for another 3 weeks. You will then be able to pick up evening shifts on an on-call/per diem basis afterward.

In this position, you will:

  • Function as a member of the surgical team, while under the direct supervision and direction of the registered perioperative nurse.

  • Assist in the operating room (OR) function by cleaning and preparing operating rooms, safely transporting patients, retrieving and decontaminating equipment, stocking general supplies in the operating rooms.

  • Provide limited patient care by assisting with prepping and opening supplies before surgery.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within the orientation period

  • Basic computer skills may be required

Preferred qualifications 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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Perioperative Aide 1

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