Surgery center located at the South Waterfront locations of OHSU. Currently functioning with multiple operating rooms, providing surgical care for a wide variety of specialties and services.
$10,000 hiring bonus
Surgical Preparation and Assistance. Checks schedule of surgeries to be performed during shift; reviews procedures by checking manuals outlining procedure and instruments needed; listens to dictation tape of physician performing surgical procedure, if available; assembles supplies and instruments such as needles, clamps, sponges, and scalpels; checks supplies and instruments for sterility and proper functioning; reviews preferences of physicians and nurses performing surgery; scrubs hands; arranges supplies and instruments in surgical procedure room; counts needles and sponges at start of surgery; under direction of physician or nurse, opens sterile packs, and hands instruments to surgeon; counts needles and sponges at end of surgery.
Post Operative Decontamination. After surgery, separates used and un-sterile supplies and equipment from those still sterilized; sterilizes instrument or sends un-sterilized instruments to central service to be sterilized; removes all disposable items such as sponges and gloves; disposes of contaminated blood and water; wipes down entire surgical procedure room with disinfectant including furniture, lamps, monitors, walls, and floors; removes all supplies not necessary for next surgical procedure.
Orientation for this position is approximately 12 weeks, but can vary based on candidate's experience
At least two years of hands-on experience in an OR setting