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Providence Health & Services OR Assistant - Operating Room *1.0 FTE, Days* in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling an Operating Room Assistant (Operating Room, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE, Full-Time) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our ModernHire system!

In this position you will:

  • Assist with transporting, lifting and/or positioning patients as needed

  • Schedule patients as needed

  • Obtain paper work for caseload and maintains forms at par level-copies as needed

  • Remain responsible for Operating Room turnover and daily termination (i.e. mops floor, removes linens and trash)

  • Assure room is ready for the next case

  • Maintain cleanliness of sinks, cabinets, storage areas, utility rooms, locker rooms and lounges (including defrosting refrigerator and cleaning microwave)

  • Perform the terminal cleaning functions at the end of the shift shift (i.e. cleaning furniture, fixtures and equipment)

  • Stock linen, suction supplies and anesthesia supplies in the Operating Rooms

  • Maintain an adequate supply of brushes, caps, masks, shoe covers and other supplies in their designated areas; stocks core

  • Run errands as needed; transports specimens to lab as needed and blood bank for blood and products

  • Assemble equipment necessary for cases and has basic knowledge of understanding of use (i.e. back frame/bed, towers and shoulder holder)

  • Reports broken equipment promptly, fills out and sends appropriate paper work to Clinical Engineering or Facilities.

  • Assures all power tanks are full and taken to Facilities as often as necessary.

  • Assures Nutrition Services supplies at par level; keeps refrigerator stocked.

  • Makes rounds regularly.

  • Assures x-ray shields are in proper shape and distributed equally on stands.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on the department/unit as outlined in established procedures.

  • Adheres to standard policies as outlined in department related to infection control, fire and safety, hazardous chemicals, personnel policies and departmental procedures.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Healthcare experience

  • Housekeeping experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 323068