Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Perioperative Care Associate II (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in the Surgery department at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Perioperative Care Associate II (PCA II) must be able to perform all duties of the Perioperative Care Associate I (PCA I). The PCA II, under direction, assists the surgical staff with patient care including transportation, supplies, equipment, instruments, and care of the environment
In this position you will:
Performs room turnover, maintains cleanliness of the surgical area, surgical equipment and patient transportation devices as indicated by department procedure.
Handles soiled supplies according to department procedures and protocols. Performs decontamination of instrumentation and equipment as indicated by department procedure and manufacturer instructions.
Understands basic knowledge of sterile technique and infection control.
Assists with set up of surgical suite.
Assists with patient transfers and positioning. Demonstrates position specific age related competencies.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or equivalent
One year experience performing duties of a Perioperative Care Associate I or equivalent experience
American Heart Association Basic Life Saver for Healthcare Providers required.
About the First Hill Campus.
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, were committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Surgical Techs
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 242366