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Surgical Support Aide - Operating Room

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Job ID: 51193
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Support Aide - Operating Room for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Day position. Responsible for assisting in tasks involving patient care and maintenance of the operating room. The primary focus is to help with set-up and efficient turnover of the operating rooms and caring for the instruments and equipment to be used during the surgical procedure.

 Hourly compensation is $17.06 – $30.05; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience and/or terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement.



  • Assist in pulling instruments and supplies for surgical procedures. Set up equipment for surgical procedure.
  • Order and restock inventory and supplies for department. Stock and put supplies away in individual operating rooms.
  • Clean, disinfect, and sterilize equipment. Assists with clean-up and room turnover.
  • Provide assistance with moving and lifting patients. Transport patients.
  • Transport specimens to appropriate area/unit.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • See requirements below under Community/Location Specific Notes.


  • Previous experience with sterile/aseptic techniques preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Six months of patient care experience required.


  • CNA or Medical Assistant certification preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.


  • Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated.
  • Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others.
  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications.
  • Understanding of operating room protocols.


  • Work requires active physical exertion at least 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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