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Providence Health & Services Operating Room Assistant I *1 FTE, Evenings* in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Operating Room Assistant I (Operating Room, Evening Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. 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 Modern Hire system!

In this position you will:

  • Anticipate the equipment and supply needs of the Nursing staff, initiates actions to expedite surgical procedures. Communicates with Nursing Staff.

  • Appropriately identify and safely transport patients to and from Surgical Services according to procedure. Provides for the comfort and safety of patients during transport.

  • Place surgical equipment in the Operating Rooms in the correct location. Prepares equipment for procedure. Cleans and sterilizes equipment before and after use.

  • Perform first case room wipedown daily prior to start of cases of the Operating Rooms, decontamination between cases, and terminally cleaning the OR’s at the end of the day. Cleans, maintains, stocks, and stores equipment. Completes daily cleaning documentation.

  • Organize and restock storage areas within the Operating Room.

  • Maintain a safe, hazard free environment for patients, families and co-workers.

  • Communicate effectively with co-workers and nursing staff regarding patient and equipment issues.

  • Respond to pager or radio phone in a prompt and courteous manner. Assures that coverage for your duties occurs during breaks and lunches.

  • Follow the Lead Team Leader instructions as to assignments and quality of work performed.

  • Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • BLS certification required within six weeks of hire

  • Regular attendance is a requirement of this position

  • Must be able to vary schedule to meet department needs

  • Must be able to visually distinguish colors

  • Must be able to meet the minimum physical requirements of the job

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant

  • 1 year Hospital experience

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!

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: Evening

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 315076