Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Perioperative Care Associate III \(1\.0 FTE, Day shift\) in Orthopedic Surgeryat Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA\.
The Perioperative Care Associate III \(PCA III\), under direction, assists the surgical staff with patient care including transportation, supplies,equipment, instruments, and care of the OR environment\. The PCA III works under guidance of the Surgical Technologist,Facilitator and RN and the direction of the Surgical Support Supervisor/Nurse Manager\. The PCA III functions as acollaborative and participative member of an interdisciplinary team, consistent with the mission, vision and values of theSurgical Services department and Swedish Medical Center\.
In this position you will:
Perform room turnover, maintain cleanliness of the surgical area, surgical equipment and patient transportation devices as indicated by department procedure\.
Assist the surgical team with preparation of the surgical suite including opening of sterile items to the surgical field\.
Assemble case carts to include printing of Procedure Lists, assembling supplies, instruments, equipment, and other necessary items to complete the case cart and delivers it to the appropriate surgical location\.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school education or GED
One year experience performing duties as a Perioperative Care Associate II or equivalent experience in a healthcare environment
Basic computer skills
Knowledge of sterilization techniques and demonstrated ability to safely operate area specific equipment, including, but not limited to: sterilizers, steris machines and sonic cleaners
Strong communication skills \(wirtten and verbal\)
About the First Hill Campus
The 697\-bed tertiary\-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health\-care system\. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive\-care unit\. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state\.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non\-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well\-being of each person we serve\.
Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence\. Swedish has grown to become the largest non\-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers\. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer\. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law\.