PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation’s Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to Work TM. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
The Surgery Aide will provide assistance to the nurses and physicians in the Operating Room, PACU, Same Day Surgery and G.I. Services. Contributes to the overall safety and efficiency of the department, maintains cleanliness of areas, supplies and equipment.
The Surgery Aide performs daily turnover and terminal cleaning of surgical suites including walls, ceilings, floors, and all equipment. Orderlies transport patient beds and stretchers as necessary from and from patient areas to surgical suites and. Responsibilities include assisting with positioning and prepping of the surgical patient, stocking of supplies for the department, and handling and delivery of surgical specimens. The employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures, under the guidance and direction of the Director, OR Manager, and Clinical Coordinator. The Surgical Orderly will follow all guidelines set forth by the AORN Standards and Practices. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The candidate should demonstrate the ability to assist in the transport of surgical patients both preoperatively and postoperatively. Demonstrate the ability to perform appropriate turnover, and terminal cleaning of surgical suites, including routine cleaning of walls and ceilings. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in appropriately assisting with positioning and prepping of surgical patients. Maintains adequate stocking of necessary surgical PPE, scrub solutions and room supplies. Demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform surgery related tasks as delegated by the Circulator RN, Surgical Technician the Clinical educator and the Director. Works well within the team, demonstrates flexibility, and is willing to assist others and perform and department tasks needed.
Knowledge of infection control and body mechanics
Knowledge of medical terminology
Effective communication skills
High school graduate or equivalent preferred
Current BLS card
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
PIH Health is the Communities’ Health and Wellness Partner
Our network of highly trained and compassionate physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff and volunteers work tirelessly and collaboratively every day to maintain and enhance the health and wellbeing of every member of our service areas. And when needed, we are here to coordinate care, manage chronic disease, and treat health conditions for the best possible outcomes.
We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
We serve more than 3.7 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region.
Why PIH Health?
Our culture is built around our core values, which are the guiding principles for everything we do. For over 60 years, PIH Health has maintained a sense of community and a family-like cultur...e where patients are the top priority, and employees and volunteers are proud to be affiliated with such an outstanding organization.
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
Our Whittier campus delivers outstanding and compassionate care to patients, every day. Among other awards, PIH Health Hospital - Whittier has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the third consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics. PIH Health Hospital in Whittier, CA is located 30 minutes east of Los Angeles, close to the Los Angeles and Orange County border. There are many great communities in which to live that surround the hospital. This means easy access to work, great dining, shopping, entertainment and spectacular beaches. Whatever your passion, you’ll find the right place for it here.
PIH Health Hospital - Downey is a nonprofit hospital with a rich, nearly 100-year history of meeting the healthcare needs of its community. The Downey campus is part of the PIH Health comprehensive health network consisting of two hospitals, 18 medical office locations and a host of specialty services. According to US News & World Report, the hospital scores highly in patient safety and orthopedics. With 955 employees, the hospital is the 5th largest employer in the city of Downey.