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Providence Health & Services Perioperative Coordinator - Operating Room in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling an Perioperative Coordinator (Operating Room, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. 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:

  • Maintains positive working relationships and fosters a cooperative work environment.

  • Enters orders in a timely and accurate manner; asks for clarification when necessary.

  • Maintains the medical records according to institutional guidelines, ensuring that all required documents and results are properly posted.

  • Schedules procedures.

  • Recognizes accepted priorities for patient care needs and accepts direction or re-prioritizing from the RN.

  • Performs effectively in emergency patient situations following established protocols.

  • Reports and documents any unusual occurrence that may have an effect on the patient’s and staff’s well-being.

  • Ensures effective use of Supplies/Equipment – minimizes supply wastages. Charges appropriately for supplies used.

  • Ensures effective use of Facilities – promptly reports facility maintenance issues to appropriate personnel.

  • Functions as a preceptor. Serves as a resource person for staff.

  • Adheres to safety precautions including hazardous wastes and proper sharps disposal.

  • Demonstrates the ability to accurately prepare patient charges using appropriate hospital procedures. Checks daily charges for accuracy and initiates reordering as necessary.

  • Maintains and manages calendar/appointments and coordinates materials for meetings as requested by periop director and multiple managers.

  • Composes correspondence, transcribes minutes of various meetings for periop director and multiple managers.

  • Greets and screens hospital personnel, medical staff, vendors, and all other coming into or calling Periop services.

  • Maintains orderly and accessible files. Assists with updating files yearly and preparing old files for storage.

  • Schedules rooms and prepares and distributes agenda materials for various meetings for periop director and multiple managers.

  • Assists Periop department in receiving and distributing service recovery documents and supplies.

  • Assists multiple managers with Kronos Scheduling and vacation calendars.

  • Assists all perioperative staff with Kronos Scheduling questions and education.

  • Orders and maintains adequate office supplies for periop unit.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent educ/experience

  • 2 years Secretarial experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience in a medical setting

About the hospital you will serve .

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 308658