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Providence Perioperative Support Assistant in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Perioperative Support Assistant (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Days) to work in Surgery at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

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A Perioperative Support Assistant provides patient support services within surgical services under the direction of designated licensed staff.

In this position you will:

  • Facilitates the set-up of equipment and supplies for surgery cases. Demonstrates knowledgeable of equipment and supplies required for each case.

  • Assists Surgical Support Tech (MOR) & OPS Support personnel in procuring supplies and equipment for each case.

  • Properly sets-up equipment e.g. patient positioning devices, Microscopes, OR lights, OR beds, etc.

  • Utilizes Physician Preference Data (PPD) sheet.

  • Assist nursing staff with room turnovers.

  • Implements body substance isolation. Knowledge of routine housekeeping duties.

  • Turns over rooms at end of case.

  • Sets-up room appropriate for case.

  • Operates OR table, patient beds and patient stretchers safely and appropriately for case.

  • Provides safe transportation of patients. Neonate; Pediatric; Adolescent; Adult; Older Adult.

  • Observe patient at all times to assure safety of patient.

  • Assure side rails are up, limbs are safely positioned and all items attached to patient are contained.

  • Remains with patient until nursing unit personnel are present.

  • Practices principles of aseptic technique: Neonate; Pediatric; Adolescent; Adult; Older Adult.


Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience as a surgery assistant in a hospital or medical environment

  • Certification as an EMT or NAC.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

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: Surgical Techs

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 294331