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Job ID: 145260
Category: Clinical Support
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 25, 2022
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
The Perioperative Assistant provides supportive care to selected Penn Presbyterian Medical Center patients under direction and supervision of the professional nurse and clinical coordinator. Will transport patients and their items, equipment, specimens and supplies, to and from PACU, SPU and OR. Cleans, disinfects, and sets up Operating Rooms prior to surgery. This position also requires getting the proper equipment for procedures. Maintains the environmental area of the locker rooms, lounge, coordinator's office perimeter of OR and PACU.
Procedures performed in the Surgical Services Department include: general – including robotic procedures, ENT, spinal, ophthalmic, oral, cardiac-including robotic procedures, thoracic – including robotic procedures, trauma, neurosurgery, vascular and endovascular, urological – including robotic procedures, orthopedic, pain management, podiatric, plastic, oral and maxillofacial and gynecological operative and other invasive procedures.
The qualified candidate must have High School Diploma or equivalent. Required to read, write and speak English. Previous perioperative experience preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.