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Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

The Surgical Services Assistant functions as an integral member of the team and is responsible for participating as part of the peri-operative team in assisting nursing staff in support services necessary for safe and efficient care of patients within the various areas of surgical services.

Location: 1101 Madison St.Ste 26 Seattle, WA 98104

This position is per diem basis.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Greets and accompanies patients to pre-operative area
  • Escorts visitors to waiting/pre-operative/PACU area as needed
  • Accompanies patients to their vehicles upon discharge
  • Performs basic clerical duties such as filing, answering the telephone and routing calls or taking messages
  • Assists with OR room turnover and maintains a clean and orderly patient environment throughout the department
  • Assists with PACU Phase 1 and Pre-Post turnover. Maintains a clean and orderly patient environment throughout the department
  • Equipment cleaning throughout FHSC
  • Organization, supply coordination and stocking of materials and linens
  • Assists with Quality Improvement as directed
  • Respects patients’ rights
  • Demonstrates accountability and maintains strict compliance with patient privacy and confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualification:

  • Willing to work on a per diem basis
  • 1+ years of Customer Service experience

Preferred Qualification:

  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)

Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for Washington residents is $16.00 to $19.38 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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