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Perioperative Assistant

Location: Ontario, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 833437 Date posted: 01/13/2020
Provides multi-task assistance in the Perioperative area including transportation of patients, equipment, specimens; documenting in logs, cleaning operating rooms post surgery; stocking supplies as needed; ordering equipment repairs; cleaning equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Transportation

  • Transport pre-operative and post-operative patients and their belongings within the medical center complex as needed by gurney, wheel chairs or floor beds.

  • Provide assistance to clinical staff in transfer of patients between Operating Room Table, and be or gurney as needed.

  • Assist physician and/or other hospital personnel in positioning, prepping and draping patients as directed.

  • Deliver paperwork as needed throughout medical center.

  • Transport Operating Room Case Carts from clean lift to hall outside assigned Operating Room.

  • Send used equipment and supplies to Sterile Processing Department.

  • Transport equipment needing repair to appropriate departments.

  • Transport specimens to and from lab and maintain appropriate logs.

  • Transport X-rays as needed between departments.

  • Transports equipment and supplies throughout medical center as needed for Perioperative patients.

  • Cleaning

  • Clean storage shelves per protocol.

  • Clean all used Operating Rooms between cases according to standard procedures.

  • Clean all wheel chairs, recovery chairs and gurneys per cleaning protocol.

  • Regularly maintain and clean restricted and semi-restricted corridor areas, scrub sink areas, OR lounges, kitchens and dressing rooms according to standard procedures.

  • Clean used equipment throughout Perioperative areas according to standard procedures.

  • Stocking

  • Assist surgical teams with Operating Room turnovers.

  • Under direction of surgical teams, obtain unanticipated supplies and instruments for cases in progress.

  • Stock supplies throughout Perioperative services as needed.

  • Make rounds in each room and remove and put away equipment and supplies as directed.

  • Other

  • Assure Same Date Admission Unit (SDA) and Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) areas are maintained and ready for patients.

  • Photocopy paperwork as required.

  • Notify appropriate person for needed equipment repairs.

  • After cleaning gurney, beds and cribs, prepare with appropriate linens for patients' use.

  • Promotes, ensures, and improves customer service to internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are consistent with the organization's philosophy of providing extraordinary customer relations and quality service.

  • Performs other duties as needed.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • One year experience in a health care environment or a recent graduate (within one year) of a health care career program.

  • Education

  • N/A

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • CPR card.


    Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance and push/pull a gurney with a patient on it.

  • Must have basic computer knowledge and the ability to use bar code scanning equipment.


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A




  • This is a temporary position for approximately 3+ months.

  • This position will service the Ontario Campus OMC and OVASC.

  • This position will work weekends and will be a part of the standby rotation.
  • Primary Location: California,Ontario,Ontario - Vineyard Medical Center - H 2295 South V Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 3:00 PM Working Hours End: 11:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: USWA - Local 7600 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Administration, Clerical and Support Services Department: Operating Room Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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