Operating Room - OR Assistant

1 week ago
Job ID
# Positions
Hours per pay period
Regular Full-Time
Shift Start & End Time
Scheduled days of the week
Monday - Friday
USD $12.96/Hr.
USD $18.51/Hr.
2 - Evening shift


The Operating Room Assistant is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness in the operating rooms (OR).  This position also provides assistance with transport of patients and transport of items throughout the hospital.  In this role you will maintain, prepare and move equipment and supplies within the OR.


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(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)

Maintain a clean environment in the Operating Rooms.

Ensure all beds, tables, positioners and supplies are available and maintained.

Provide support to O.R. staff to consist of cleaning O.R.’s, offices, bathrooms, common areas, pre-op and PACU.

Complete unit specific and annual CBL’s and competencies on time.


Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.


Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.




  • High school diploma or GED required.


  • BLS/CPR certification required by date of hire.

 Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


  • Some institutional housekeeping experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

Continually (75% or more): Standing, grasping/squeezing, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Walking, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching. Climbing ladders/step stools and reaching overhead. Lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds. Requires the ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Sitting, climbing stairs and keyboard operation.

Never (0%): Operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP


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