OR Assistant

  • Samaritan Health Services
  • 3600 NW Samaritan Drive Corvallis Oregon 97330 United States
  • Feb 11, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Responsible for maintaining supplies, handling instruments and equipment in the Operating Room. Assists with cleaning the operating rooms during room turnover, transporting patients and stocking supplies.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Operating Room of Surgery provides intraoperative care to surgical and procedural sedation patients. We provide service for the patient population of pediatrics, adolescents, adult and elderly patients. We work with a variety of provider specialties in caring for people going home that day or are being admitted to the hospital.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • Central Services National Certification preferred.
    • Previous hospital experience in a similar position preferred.
    • GSR Surgery Main OR:
      • Healthcare Provider BLS required within 30 days of hire.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Thorough knowledge of sterile instrument processing and basic operating room practice. Basic knowledge of sterile technique. Ability to process and sterilize instruments and anesthesia equipment. Basic knowledge of use of sterilization equipment. Basic knowledge of instruments and surgery supplies.
    • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Problem Solving - Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
    • Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Rarely
(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally
(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently
(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually
(67 – 100% of the time)

WALK - INCLINE

CLIMB - STAIRS

CLIMB - LADDER

PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

PULL (20-40 pounds force)

SIT

CARRY 1-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

PUSH (60 or more pounds force)

PULL (60 or more pounds force)

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 40 – 60 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

SQUAT Repetitive

BEND FORWARD at waist

KNEEL (on knees)

CRAWL (hands & knees)

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

FINGER DEXTERITY

GRASP Hand/Fist

PINCH Fingers

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs 

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds