Surgical Support Aide - Operating Room

  • PeaceHealth
  • Springfield, OR, USA
  • Jul 20, 2021
Full time Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Job Description

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Support Aide - Operating Room for a Full Time, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $16.63, more depending on experience.


Responsible for assisting in tasks involving patient care and maintenance of the operating room. The primary focus is to help with the set-up and efficient turnover of the operating rooms and caring for the instruments and equipment to be used during the surgical procedure.



  • Assist in pulling instruments and supplies for surgical procedures. Set up equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Order and restock inventory and supplies for the department. Stock and put supplies away in individual operating rooms.
  • Clean, disinfect, and sterilize equipment. Assists with clean-up and room turnover.
  • Provide assistance with moving and lifting patients. Transport patients.
  • Transport specimens to appropriate area/unit.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.





  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • See requirements below under Community/Location Specific Notes.




  • Previous experience with sterile/aseptic techniques preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.




  • See requirements below under Community/Location Specific Notes.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.




  • Well organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated.
  • Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others.
  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications.
  • Understanding of operating room protocols.



Oregon West Network:


  • Six months of patient care experience required.
  • CNA or Medical Assistant certification preferred.




  • Work requires active physical exertion at least 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).


This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

Job ID: 2723
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits


Medical Assistant, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Nursing Assistant