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Surgical Attendant - Surgery

Req #:  110844
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

Site:  Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville

Hours:  Shifts with Vary, Monday through Friday.

Status:  Full Time


Position Requirements:
High School education
Previous patient care experience in a hospital setting
Ability to use computer keyboard
Knowledge of medical terminology
CPR Ability to successfully complete hospital~based training for Perioperative Assistant
Ability to rotate shifts to provide coverage
Willing to be called off based on unit demands
Exposure to various contagious disease, radiation, chemical, caustic materials, electrical equipment and hazards associated with their use
Ability to perform heavy lifting in accordance with DOL definition, bending, squatting, standing for prolonged periods and reaching overhead.
Ability to handle multiple requests for assistance and to work in a fast paced stressful environment

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

To support the nursing staff in the provision of care to all patients requiring surgical intervention in the Operating Rooms

Assists with direct patient care under the direction of the Nursing Staff
Participates in maintenance of the Surgery Department
Promotes effective interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships, maintaining professional conduct at all times
Assists in enhancing the productivity and efficiency of the department
Demonstrates commitment to professional growth
. Transports patients, supplies, and equipment safely to and from the Operating Rooms
Ensures the Surgery area is appropriately stocked and supplied to meet the needs of the patient and Nursing staff.
Participates in the preparation of the Operating Rooms/Case Carts

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago