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Providence Operating Room Assistant *1.0 FTE, Days* in Anchorage, Alaska


Operating Room Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery at Providence Alaska Medical Center

Under supervision, the Operating Room Assistant II provides general support to Anesthesia and Nursing staff in the Operating Room. Activities focus on maintaining a safe, hazard free, clean environment that facilitates patient focused care. OR Assistants handle equipment and supplies, clean and decontaminate Operating Rooms and equipment, transport patients, operate sterilization equipment, and operate and perform routine maintenance on a variety of technical equipment used in the operating room. Assists Anesthesiologists by processing anesthesia instruments, providing equipment, and restocking supplies and medications. Assists with providing patient care in the Operating Room under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and the Lead OR assist.


Required qualifications:

  • 6 years Internal OR Assistant I candidates must have Operating Room Assistant experience and must complete the Operating Room Assistant competency program

  • 1 year External candidates must have experience as an Operating Room Assistant or equivalent in a hospital based operating room

Preferred qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training: Completed training as a Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

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!

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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: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 363775