Job ID: 209805
Category: Clinical Support
Work Type: PT 20+ HOURS
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Dept Needs
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.
Location: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania- 3400 Spruce St
Department: OBGYN HUP RSF
Hours: Day shift, M-F
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Reproductive Surgical Facility is looking for a Perioperative Assistant to join the team in a fast-paced ambulatory surgery setting. In this role, you will support pre-operative nursing and perioperative operations to facilitate safe patient care and flow through perioperative services.
The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:
Operating room set up and clean up, instrument processing, sterile technique, stocking of supplies, scanning of charts with weekday and weekend work required.
The Perioperative Assistant is an integral member of the health care team who delivers quality care through collaboration and communication with team members in the Peri-Op area.
They work under the direct supervision of the registered nurse to support and assist the nurse in the delivery of quality care to patients and families. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally.
This role emphasizes strong attention to detail, communication/listening skills, decision making and analytical abilities.
This professional will also be a resource and utilize other resources when needed by members of the team. High regard for confidentiality and maintaining patient safety is essential.
High school graduate, one-year perioperative experience or clinical equivalent (medical assistant) preferred
BLS CPR Certification
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