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Operating Room Assistants provide support to surgeons and nurses and make sure everything runs smoothly in the operating room. These employees complete duties like ensuring a sterile environment, sterilizing instruments, preparing patients, disinfecting incision sites, passing surgical instruments during surgery, and transporting the patient to the recovery room. Based on our collection of resumes in the field, main job requirements are attention to details, a meticulous approach to work, medical teamwork, effective communication, and infection control. Successful resume samples make display of at least an Associate's Degree in surgical technology.

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1

Operating Room Assistant/ Surgical Tech I

  • Ensured the availability of well-functioning equipment for every surgical case
  • Scrubbed general, GYN, ENT, neuro/spine and orthopedic cases, assisted Registered Nurse and Surgeon during case.
  • Assisted nursing personnel in room set up and turnover and in selected patient support services such as turning, lifting, and transporting patients
  • Maintained a safe and clean work environment in the O.R. suites and peripheral areas.
  • Picked surgical supplies for cases prior to day of scheduled surgeries and as additional surgical cases are booked at any time of the day.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Hospital Central Service
HS
Surgical Technologist
HS
High School Diploma
2

Operating Room Assistant

Positioning patients for joint replacement surgery independently and jointly with surgeons

  • Assisting the circulating nurse with the preoperative preparation of the surgical site
  • Cleaning and disinfection of rooms and equipment between surgeries
  • Maintaining appropriate levels of supplies in various storage areas of the surgical suite
  • Assembling modular equipment in advance of surgeries
  • Communicating with the pre-operative and anesthesia departments of the hospital, as well as with post anesthesia care and total joint units about patient care
  • Transporting patients between neighboring hospitals of Novant Health
  • Delivering tissue specimens to the pathology laboratory and specimen record keeping
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Operating Room Assistant

  • Assist surgical staff pre and post-surgery.
  • Order supplies.
  • Receiving and stocking all medical supplies pertaining to O.R and recovery stations.
  • Set up and take down of surgical equipment before and after surgeries including setting up and taking down of anesthesia machines along with ordering soda lime, surgical flex tubing and other various supplies pertaining to anesthesia request.
  • Transporting blood, labs, cultures, specimen's to and from facility as needed along with other various patient care needs.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Operating Room Assistant

  • Assisted the Surgical team with turnover between operative procedures and follow the proper procedure for sterile technique upon opening sterile packs and items designated by the RN and Technologist.
  • Assisted the RN during patient positioning and the surgical prep.
  • Ran errands to Lab, Radiology, and other departments.
  • Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to rights of patient/ significant other, as identified within the institution.
  • Transportation of patients for Surgery and PACU by the appropriate method of transport cart, or bed from the appropriate department.
  • Knowledge of the correct set up for Oxygen delivery and safety, and vital sign monitors necessary for patient care during transport.
  • Maintains cleanliness and neatness of service areas in the department and assigned O.R. rooms.
  • Formulated a positive working relationship with all health care customers
  • Functions with an understanding and application of safety issues, as identified within the institution
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Technology
5

Operating Room Assistant

  • Pick and setup various operating room equipment and tables according to specific case requirements.
  • Assist with lifting and positioning of patients in operating rooms.
  • Retrieve blood, plasma and platelets from the blood bank upon request and record in log book.
  • Take specimens and cultures to Cytology and Accessioning departments.
  • Maintain supply levels in the OR rooms and sub sterile areas.
  • Assists OR staff with patient care activities under the supervision of a RN.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Applied Science
6

Operating Room Assistant

  • Transport patients and their families between nursing unit and surgical department
  • Welcome patients to the department and provide instructions for family
  • Supply anesthesia providers with equipment and stock needed for patient care
  • Independently prioritize assigned tasks
  • Triaging phone calls related to delegated tasks
  • Resource within the role to manage supply inventory
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word and Excel to prepare check lists and work schedules for our team
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
7

Operating Room Assistant

  • Assist with OR preparation by cleaning, procuring equipment and opening sterile supplies
  • Maintain sterile field
  • Assist during the intraoperative phase as directed by RN/Surgeon
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Operating Room Assistant

  • Promotes essential safety care including duties such as applying proper sterile technique, monitoring patient positioning, and communicating efficiently with superiors and coworkers
  • Manages and upholds operating room equipment
  • Operates as a liaison between physician, charge nurse, and operating room nurse for effective and immediate care.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Physical Education And Exercise Science
9

MGH Operating Room Assistant

  • Transport patients from PACU to other departments within the hospital
  • Cleaned equipment
  • Assist nurses as necessary
  • Maintain a sterile environment for the patient and surgical team before, during and after surgery.
  • Performs general housekeeping responsibilities which include cleaning operating rooms between cases
  • Maintain general supply stock
  • Ensure that hallways are free of clutter and the PACU is maintained well.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Surgery Main- Operating Room Assistant

  • Respond to surgeon requests for instruments during procedures.
  • Maintain inventory and requisitioned new supplies when needed.
  • Prepare operating rooms and instrumentation in advance of planned surgeries.
  • Use knowledge of aseptic techniques to maintain sterility of room and instruments.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology

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