UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for an NIGHT SHIFT, PART TIME (0.6 FTE), OPERATING ROOM/OR ASSISTANT. The OR/ED Assistant is responsible for assisting with room turnover, housekeeping duties in the assigned area of the operating room, transportation of patients, and transport of specimens.
Assists in cleaning and preparing surgical suite, assists in establishing par levels for ancillary supplies, checks linen supply and sub-sterile stock regularly and orders as necessary
Transports patients, assists with re-positioning and/or transfer of patients, delivers specimens to the appropriate destination, and transports blood products
Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of sterile/aseptic technique, infection control plans, preparation and usage of chemicals
Minimizes patients’ safety risks by following defined protocols and policies, lifts, positions, and transfers patients, ensures safety of the patient in the environment
Assists with emergency management as instructed (drills, emergencies, rapid response, codes, etc.)
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Certified Nursing Assistant license for the State of Washington preferred
Intraoperative experience as an aide or orderly, or hospital housekeeping experience preferred
As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.