Providence Health & Services Operating Room Assistant I - 1.0 FTE Days in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Operating Room Assistant I (Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

The Operating Room Assistant I will provide general support to the professional staff in the operating suites. Activities focus on maintaining a safe, hazard free, clean environment that facilitates patient focused care.

In this position you will:

  • Handle equipment and supplies, clean and decontaminate Operating Rooms and equipment, and operate and perform routine maintenance on a variety of technical equipment, and restock supplies.

  • Anticipate the equipment and supply needs of the Nursing staff, initiates actions to expedite surgical procedures.

  • Appropriately identify and safely transport patients to and from Surgical Services according to procedure.

  • Place surgical equipment in the Operating Rooms in the correct location.

  • Perform first case room wipedown daily prior to start of cases, decontamination between cases, and terminally clean the OR’s at the end of the day.

  • Organize and restock storage areas within the Operating Room.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 6 weeks of hire

  • Ability to visually distinguish colors

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant program

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Services

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 157640