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Providence Health & Services On-call Perioperative Aide in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Perioperative Aide to its Operating Room team at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR. This is a per diem/on-call position, meaning there are no guaranteed hours. You will have visibility to all open shifts - day, evening and/or nights. You can sign up for shifts as early as 5 weeks in advance. Schedules are finalized 1 month in advance. Per diem staff members are required to work a minimum of 4 shifts within a 28 day period. 2 shifts must be a weekend, evening, night, holiday or standby. You are required to work 1 holiday shift per calendar year.

In this position, you will:

  • Function as a member of the surgical team, while under the direct supervision and direction of the registered perioperative nurse.

  • Assist in the operating room (OR) function by cleaning and preparing operating rooms, safely transporting patients, retrieving and decontaminating equipment, stocking general supplies in the operating rooms.

  • Provide limited patient care by assisting with prepping and opening supplies before surgery.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within the orientation period

  • Basic computer skills may be required

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Recent healthcare and/or operating room experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 250350