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Billings Clinic OR Surgical Aide (1.0) in Billings, Montana

Job Description:

You can make a difference as a part of our region's largest health care system, based locally in Billings, Montana. Join our amazing team with a focus on safe, high quality care and an excellent patient experience. Billings Clinic is here to take care of our community and region.

We look forward to meeting you.

About Us
Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital. Learn more about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits
We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more. Click here for more information or download the 2021 Employee Benefits Guide.

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence
Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet?-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here to learn more!

OR Surgical Aide (1.0)

Generic Division (Billings Clinic Main Campus)


Shift: Day, Evenings, Nights, Weekends

Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)

Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours(Non-Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE: $12.06/hr - $14.69/hr

In accordance with established policies and procedures, provides support services within the Surgery Center. Assists with preparation and cleaning of supplies, instruments, and equipment; ordering and stocking of supplies and transporting, transferring and positioning patients.

Essential Job Functions

• Provides support to other members of the team by obtaining and maintaining supplies, instruments, equipment, pharmaceuticals (excludes narcotics), positioning accessories, cleaning and processing instruments, scopes and equipment.
• Ensures appropriate cleaning procedures are maintained and followed. Cleans and maintains autoclaves, warmers, refrigerators.
• Assists with transporting, transferring and positioning patients.
• Performs errands to other departments as needed: laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, etc.
• Obtains and records pre and post operative vital signs. Charts and documents in medical record according to protocol
• Demonstrate ability to maintain appropriate monitoring records for process improvement and quality controls as assigned. Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality.
• Participates in orientation, training and/or precepting of new staff.
022; Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory system and departmental requirements.
• Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Billings Clinic policies and procedures, both organizational and departmental
• Billings Clinic Code of Business Conduct
• Billings Clinic Corporate Compliance Program
• HIPAA and confidentiality requirements
• Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE) skills
• Regulatory standards (e.g., Joint Commission, OSHA, etc.)
• Basic anatomy and medical terminology
• Basic surgical equipment, instruments, scopes and supplies
• Infection control and use of personal protective equipment
• Appropriate methods of decontamination
• Equipment operation and function monitoring
• Appropriate care and handling of sterile supplies
• Personal computers
• AAMI Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation), AORN (Association of Per ioperative Registered Nurses) & IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management ) standards, recommended practices and guidelines
• Basic knowledge of safe pharmaceutical handling requirements and guidelines
• Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with staff and physicians
• Following verbal and written instructions
• Prepare case cart and room set up
• Providing support to other members of the team by obtaining and maintaining supplies, instruments, equipment, pharmaceuticals (excludes narcotics), positioning accessories, cleaning and processing instruments, scopes and equipment
• Ensuring appropriate cleaning procedures are maintained and followed
• Transporting, transferring and/or positioning patients
• Analytical skills necessary to understand a variety of problems and troubleshooting scenarios
•&n bsp; Applying safe pharmaceutical handling requirements and guidelines
• Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care
• Respond calmly and effectively in emergency or difficult situations
• Communicate clearly and effectively
• Walk and stand 90% of the time
• Push, pull carts and equipment
• Lift and position patients; ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted
• Simple to moderate complexity requires ability to prioritize with assistance of nursing personnel
• Six (6) weeks orientation on case picks required under the preceptor supervision to ensure checks for quality and accuracy
• Oversight for safe pharmaceutical handling requirements is provided by the nursing and physician staff

Minimum Qualifications

High School or GED

No experience necessary, will train the right person
Certifications and Licenses

CPR Certification
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.