Providence Health & Services Perioperative Support Assistant in Olympia, Washington
Providence is calling a Perioperative Support Assistant (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Day Shift) to Surgery Department at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
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A Perioperative Support Assistant provides patient support services within surgical services under the direction of designated licensed staff
In this position you will:
Facilitate the set-up of equipment and supplies for surgery cases. Demonstrate knowledgeable of equipment and supplies required for each case.
Assist Surgical Support Tech (MOR) & OPS Support personnel in procuring supplies and equipment for each case
Assist nursing staff with room turnovers
Implement body substance isolation. Knowledge of routine housekeeping duties
Turns over rooms at end of case
Provide safe transportation of patients. Neonate; Pediatric; Adolescent; Adult; Older Adult.
Transport lab specimens and pathology specimens. Perform body substance isolation in handling and transporting of specimens, e.g., frozen sections, previous localizations, fresh specimens, etc., within and outside of hospital
Develop x-rays on dental cases (OPS only). Utilizes chemicals needed for proper x-ray developing in dark room
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience as a surgery assistant in a hospital or medical environment
Certification as an EMT or NAC
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
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.
Job Category: Surgical Techs
Req ID: 320892