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Company: Raulerson Hospital - Okeechobee
Location: Okeechobee, FL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech




Environmental Services Associate  Surgical Services Department PRN, Shifts Vary, 0.001 FTE
Raulerson Hospital
Okeechobee, FL

Facility Description:

Facility Description: Since 1979 Raulerson Hospital has been providing the rural community of Okeechobee with quality healthcare and a personal touch. As the sole hospital provider in Okeechobee County, Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed acute care facility offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services. Raulerson is licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) as a Primary Stroke Center and provides comprehensive multi-modality diagnostic services accredited by the American College of Radiology. Raulerson's surgical services include minimally invasive procedures, which can result in shorter hospital stays and a faster recovery.


Raulerson Hospital is a unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, located in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. We are always seeking dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family. Many nursing students, who spend time with Raulerson Hospital during their clinical rotations, choose to join us upon their graduation because they enjoy the friendly, helpful atmosphere amongst our staff and patients. We invite you to learn more about us and our community.

Position Description:


The Surgical Services Associate (SSA) works under the supervision of the RN and performs a variety of duties within the perioperative services department.  The SSA is responsible for transporting patients within the perioperative area, as needed.  Responsible for maintaining the surgical suites in a clean, safe and organized condition.  General cleaning tasks to maintain assigned areas in the perioperative services department.  Assists in moving/positioning patients and maintaining departmental supplies.  The SSA will also transport specimens, lab and pharmacy items and equipment to and from surgery and other departments.  All duties should be done in a timely and conscientious manner.  The SSA is responsible for ensuring effective communication with the circulator, patient, surgeon and other members of the surgical team.  The quality of work will be in keeping with the philosophy, objectives and policies of the hospital and the Department of Nursing.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Working knowledge of operating room environment preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 6 months housekeeping experience in a healthcare or hotel setting preferred
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.



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