Patient Operations Assistant, Longwood Per Diem
Boston, MA 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description


Patient Operations Assistant, at Longwood Per Diem Days open M-F.

Under the supervision of the Nurse Director, performs a variety of technical and patient care functions that assist the nurses in daily activities. All functions performed in this position are an essential component of the hospital plan for patient care and reflect chronological age, developmental level and the specific needs of our patient population.

Role Duties

1. Assist Nurses at the Longwood Surgical site in the Preop/PACU and Operating Rooms.

2. Utilizing sound principles of back safety and body mechanic; transports, assists in lifting, moving and positioning patients as needed.

3. Maintaining Universal Precautions disinfects stretchers after each patient (railings and mattress).

4. Cleans all stretchers entirely on a weekly basis. Checks stretchers for functional defects, report and red tags for repair. Reports and red tags equipment to charge nurse, Clinical leader, Director to assure that general hospital safety standards are being met.

5. Cleans and prepares patients care areas daily following hospital departmental policies and procedures. These duties include but are not limited to: emptying trash, linen bags, closing and replacing sharps containers, IV pole cleaning, emptying suction canisters, replacing liners, setting up patient care areas as needed to include appropriate equipment for all patient areas

6. Cleans and restocks unit, all nursing carts, restocks all nursing carts according to predetermined inventory levels to assure that adequate patient care supplies are available.

7. Assist Nurses in the OR with turnovers in between surgical cases.

8. Always protects patient rights and maintains patient confidentiality.

9. Fill blanket warmer as needed per area if applicable.



  • High School diloma / GED
  • Ability to follow instructions and support patients
  • Dependable and team focused

EEO Statement
Massachusetts Eye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.
Primary Location: MA-Boston-MEI Mass Eye and Ear Longwood Offices
Work Locations:
MEI Mass Eye and Ear Longwood Offices
800 Huntington Ave
Boston 02115
Job: Nursing Assistant/Patient Care Associate
Organization: Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE)
Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Shift: Day Job
Posted Shift Description: Open shifts are - Monday - Friday either 6-2:30 or 7 -3:30
Employee Status: Limited Term / Per Diem
Recruiting Department: MEI Longwood Surgery
Job Posting: Aug 11, 2022


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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