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Perioperative Technician at Egleston

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  63326



Provides clinical support to operating room and anesthesia by participating as a member of the interdisciplinary team under the supervision of a licensed professional. Proactively supports efforts to maintain efficiency, minimize delays, and ensure delivery of safe patient care. Inventories, cleans, and maintains operating room and anesthesia equipment/supplies, maintains a clean/orderly environment, and transports patients as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • No professional certifications required


  • One year of experience in a hospital


  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN) or Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) or certification as a medical assistant or emergency medical technician
  • One year of experience in a healthcare facility
  • Knowledge of anesthesia and/or equipment


  • Department-defined competencies within six months of employment
  • Knowledge of surgical supplies, anesthesia equipment, and environmental cleaning
  • Ability to work well with diverse team members
  • Must be able to prioritize and organize workload using critical thinking skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, show initiative and flexibility, and demonstrate team cohesiveness
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment


  1. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  2. Reads operating room schedule, anticipates needs, and sets up for respective case.
  3. Facilitates room turnover for cases to follow, including cleaning and preparation of room, equipment, and anesthesia components.
  4. Sets up, inventories, and restocks anesthesia and specialty carts to ensure all items are readily available.
  5. Inventories, orders, and maintains departmental supply stock consistent with departmental demand.
  6. Assists in lifting, turning, positioning, and preparing patients for surgical procedure, using proper body mechanics.
  7. Transports blood or specimens to laboratory.
  8. Escorts patients and families throughout hospital.
  9. Maintains hallways and equipment room by adhering to fire codes and keeping them orderly and free of obstruction.
  10. Maintains supplies in holding areas and keeps area free of clutter.
  11. Checks portable oxygen tanks daily and replaces if necessary.
  12. Achieves 75% attendance at staff meetings if applicable.
  13. Supports Joint Commission readiness.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)


Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Surgical Services

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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