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Surgery Aide

Req #: 26992
Facility: Asante CORPORATE - Medford
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Surgery ARRMC (1000-70211)
Category: Clinical Support Services
Schedule: Full Time
Hours: 0500-1330
Target Salary Range: $14.47 - $18.11
Union Position: No

Surgery Aide Position Overview

As a Surgery Aide you will have the opportunity to:

Transports patients safely to and from the Operating Room

Demonstrates proper body mechanics and safe patient positioning and moving

Maintains aseptic technique (specialized procedures to minimize the chance of infection) and holds cameras as directed

Responds to emergencies within the department and obtains necessary equipment

Identifies him/herself to the patient prior to transport. Identifies patient by checking the patient armband prior to transport

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

High school diploma or equivalent required

Experience

Working with a healthcare team in direct patient care areas or previous experience within a team environment providing direct support or service to customers required

Surgery or orderly aide experience preferred

Certifications/Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start

CNA or EMT preferred

Working Environment/Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis such as transferring a patient in and out of a bed. The ability to bend, stretch, twist and perform other awkward physical movements is also required. To be placed in this position, applicants must pass a physical functional screening.

Compensation & Benefits

Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision and wellness

Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

Generous time off package with 8 holidays

Tuition reimbursement available

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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