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Perioperative Assistant - Operating Room @ Hospital of University Of Pennsylvania

Job ID: 147099
Category: Clinical Support
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 4, 2022
Work Schedule: 10:00a -6:00p (8 hrs); M-F

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Description

Penn 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.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

The Perioperative Assistant provides supportive care to patients. The candidate selected for Hospital of University of Pennsylvania  works 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.

The Perioperative Services Department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) includes the operating room, the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU), the ambulatory procedure unit (APU), the SurgiCentre at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and the endoscopy suite. 

With 12 specialty areas, the operating room performs a variety of surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, transplant, trauma and neurosurgery in a state-of-the-art environment. The highly skilled nurses in the ambulatory procedure unit and SurgiCentre provide a superior level of care to those who have undergone outpatient surgical procedures.

Credentials: 

The qualified candidate must have High School Diploma or equivalent. Required to read, write and speak English. Previous perioperative experience preferred. 

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    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.

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