Performs a variety of preparatory, scrubbing and related
services necessary to provide patient service in the operating
room. Assists with surgical cases in all specialty areas.
Provides for a clean, safe and efficient area conducive to
optimal patient care. Utilizes aseptic surgical techniques in the
preparation of materials, supplies and equipment for surgical
procedures (e.g., assistance with gowning and gloving; preparation
and draping of the surgical area; provision of a sterile field,
instruments, suture and related materials; anticipation of the
Surgeons' needs; passing of instruments and/or supplies; holding of
retractors, observing and reporting possible breaks in aseptic
technique; and assisting in maintaining a sterile, dry,
Performs all types of procedures and maintains basic knowledge
of a variety of procedures.
Ensures the environmental disinfection, safety and efficiency of
the operating room. This includes setting up the room for each case
including moving equipment (i.e., tables, cameras, microscopes,
fracture table, and instrument pans), operating the various types
of equipment used during operating room procedures, and returning
equipment post procedure.
Functions as a Second Assistant as necessary.
Notifies appropriate staff of equipment and supply problems.
Transports patients and/or equipment and supplies.
Maintains a specialty cart or item, ensuring its completeness
and availability. This includes checking the working condition of
equipment, sterility, and sending damaged items out for repair.
Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties,
which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper
1800-0600, Weekend program option available
Licenses & Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare
Providers certification issued by the American Heart
Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless
department leader has determined it is not required.
Completion of an accredited or approved program in Surgical
Required Functional Experience
No experience required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of aseptic surgical techniques used in the preparation
of materials, supplies and equipment for various surgical
procedures.Knowledge of various types of equipment used in the
operating room.Excellent customer service and interpersonal
skills.Basic computer proficiency.Certification AddendumTeam
members will maintain annual educational requirements for hospital
based certifications (e.g. DNV, CARF or others).