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Swedish Medical Center Perioperative Care Associate III - Orthopedic Surgery in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Perioperative Care Associate III in the Orthopedic Surgery Unit at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

This is a 1.0 FTE, day shift position.

The Perioperative Care Associate III ( PCA III), under direction, assists the surgical staff with patient care including transportation, supplies, equipment, instruments, and care of the environment. The PCA III works under guidance of the Surgical Technologist, Facilitator and RN and the direction of the Surgical Support Supervisor/Nurse Manager.

In this position you will:

  • Perform room turnover, maintain cleanliness of the surgical area, surgical equipment and patient transportation devices as indicated by department procedure.

  • Assist the surgical team with preparation of the surgical suite including opening of sterile items to the surgical field.

  • Assemble case carts to include printing of Procedure Lists, assembling supplies, instruments, equipment, and other necessary items to complete the case cart and delivers it to the appropriate surgical location.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school education or equivalent

  • One year experience performing duties as a Perioperative Care Associate II or equivalent experience in a healthcare environment

  • American Heart Association BLS certification

  • Basic computer skills

  • Demonstrated ability to safely operate area specific equipment

About the First HillCampus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus

is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one

of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and

houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed

each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region;

volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in

the state.

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


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 230611