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Providence Health & Services Operating Room Assistant in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Operating Room Assistant (Operating Room, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Perform a variety of activities such as transporting patients, cleaning functions, assists with room turnover, assists with maintaining and stocking supplies, collects specimens, runs errands; and provides work direction and training to other staff assigned to sterile processing.

  • Assists with transporting, lifting and/or positioning patients as needed.

  • Obtains paper work for caseload and maintains forms at par level-copies as needed.

  • Remains responsible for Operating Room turnover and daily termination (i.e. mops floor, removes linens and trash). Assures room is ready for the next case.

  • Maintains cleanliness of sinks, cabinets, storage areas, utility rooms, locker rooms and lounges (including defrosting refrigerator and cleaning microwave).

  • Assembles equipment necessary for cases and has basic knowledge of understanding of use (i.e. back frame/bed, towers and shoulder holder).

  • Reports broken equipment promptly, fills out and sends appropriate paper work to Clinical Engineering or Facilities.

  • Assures all power tanks are full and taken to Facilities as often as necessary

  • Assures Nutrition Services supplies at par level; keeps refrigerator stocked.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Healthcare experience

  • Housekeeping experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 249699