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Operating Room Assistant at SCL Health

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Type: Full Time
Location: Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Job Description:

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Operating Room Assistant
You know how to stay organized and move fast
You respond calmly in high pressure situations
You re generous with your thoughts, your partnership and especially your voice in the OR because your opinion matters
You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater
Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible
When you choose us for a surgical career, you ll be a member of an expert surgical team at Lutheran Medical Center with a track record of success
In addition to general surgery, which treats a broad range of conditions, our surgical services include: Brain and spine surgery Cancer surgery Gastrointestinal surgery Gynecologic surgery Heart and vascular surgery Orthopedic surgery, including joint replacements; orthopedic neck and spine surgery Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care
Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other
Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family
Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage
But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being
To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off
We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning
Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace
We ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity
We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones)
We ll hello and high five
We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing
We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn
Your day
As an OR Assistant you need to know how to: Answer telephones, respond to routine inquiries according to established policies, relay and/or record messages Schedule surgery cases by checking availability of suites, physicians, and staff, entering information into the computer system, and providing information to callers
Distribute surgery schedule to hospital departments Communicate various information to surgical staff and physicians Transport bed to nursing units, greet patients/families, verify patient identity for surgery and transport same to and from operating room Transport specimens and cultures to laboratory Perform miscellaneous errands such as stocking supplies, delivering test results, picking up supplies, and the like Your experience
We hire people, not resumes
But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: High School diploma or equivalent, required Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required At least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred Your next move
Now that you know more about being an OR Assistant on our team we hope you ll join us
At SCL Health you ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities