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Perioperative Assistant - Operating Room @ Penn Presbyterian Medical Center - 3p-11:30p

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Job ID: 154718
Category: Clinical Support
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 29, 2022

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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?


Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is currently seeking a full time Perioperative Assistant. 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 a High School diploma or equivalent. Required able 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.

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    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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