Operating Room Assistant
Company: Nuvance Health
Posted on: August 1, 2022
Summary: The purpose of the Operating Room Assistant is to
perform service functions that support the delivery of patient care
in the Operating Room. These functions include but are not limited
to: patient transportation, maintenance and cleaning of equipment
and operating rooms, stocking supplies and running errands.
Additionally, OR Assistant's perform a surgical scrub and hold
retractors during certain procedures. Responsibilities: 1.
Transports patients to the Operating Room. 2. Performs room
turnovers. 3. Prepares equipment for each procedure. 4. Assists the
nurse and physician with patient positioning & lifting. 5. Delivers
specimens to the lab, runs errands to pharmacy, medical records,
ASU, patient units, etc. 6. Orders X-rays and nourishments daily.
7. Maintains clean and unobstructed hallways & scrub rooms. 8.
Operates operating room based sterilization equipment (i.e.,
steris, autoclaves). 9. Stocks all non-specialty areas including
prep carts, scrub rooms, warmers, linen carts, holding area,
turnover supplies, PPE storage, etc. 10. Performs a surgical hand
scrub, maintains a sterile field & holds retractors on selected
surgical procedures. Required: Read and speak conversational
English. Minimum Experience: six months Location: Danbury-24
Hospital Ave Work Type: Per Diem Work Shift: The hours are needed
Mon-Fri on days or eves shifts. Org Unit: 211 Department: Operating
Room Exempt: No Education: Essential: HS Graduate or Equivalent
Working conditions: Essential: Some manual skills / motor coord &
finger dexterity Significant occupational risk Very Heavy effort.
May exert up to 50 lbs. force Nuvance Health and its affiliates are
Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible
employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student
loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Keywords: Nuvance Health, Hartford , Operating Room Assistant, Other , Hartford, Connecticut
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