Operating Room Assistant II - Main Operating Room - Santa Monica

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Santa Monica, CALIFORNIA



Take on a rewarding role in a world-class health organization. The Operating Room Assistant II is under direct supervision of the Operating Room Assistant III lead, Clinical Specialist, Charge Nurse and RN circulator in the performance of job duties. The O.R. Assistant II is responsible for patient transport, cleaning of the operating room suites, and assistance to nursing staff in preparing patients for surgery, gathering supplies and equipment, maintenance of storage areas and performing necessary errands related to patient care. The incumbent also works closely with the Unit Secretary in carrying out activities related to the surgery schedule. The incumbent also takes direction from the circulating nurse for patient care needs.



* BLS Required * High School Graduate or GED required * Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job: lift, carry, push or pull 50lbs. Or more, constant (80-90% of the time) * Dexterity to operate equipment. * Communication skills to take direction or instructions. * Ability to articulate with a diverse and multidisciplinary team. * Awareness of potential exposure to injury of hazardous materials. * Knowledge of sterilizer’s functions, sterilizing parameters, equipment maintenance, sterility tests. * Knowledge of disinfectants germicides, and sterilants. * Knowledge of infection control, AORN, and AAMI standards related to job functions. * Knowledge of government regulations: TJC, Title 22, OSHA, Medical Device Act, Waste Management, Sexual Harassment, and Patient’s Bill of Rights.

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