Operating Room Assistant
Posted on: January 23, 2023
$3000 SIGN ON BONUS!
**Current MaineHealth Employees not eligible, must be separated for
Under supervision of Operating Room Manager and following
established procedures, assists with the care of the patient in the
Operating Room by transporting and lifting/positioning for surgery.
Cleaning and assisting in Operating Room turnovers and by
performing general errands as required by team leader and charge
nurses. Maintains general cleanliness and maintenance of the
*Opportunity for advancement to Level II after 6 months.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred with two
years of work experience.
Ability to anticipate, prioritize and coordinate work in a high
stress, fast paced environment required.
Involves responding to emergency situations and tight schedules
Read, write and understand well enough to perform duties
effectively. Interpersonal skills necessary to deal courteously
with patients, co workers, diverse group of O.R. personnel and
multiple nursing unit personnel.
Basic computer knowledge preferred.
Willingness to work on rotating schedule.
Requires 3 to 6 weeks of on the job training in order to become
Physical plant and operating room procedures including
Principals of asepsis
Operation of OR beds and equipment
Case cart checking procedures
Names of surgical instruments and equipment
Safe handling of oxygen tanks
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MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose
vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest
in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a
comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services,
home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working
together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately
22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care,
diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New
Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org
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needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages
include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave,
retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our
comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and
include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.
With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be
working with health care professionals that truly value the people
around them - both within the walls of the organization and the
neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the
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fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate
caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will
be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new
Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated
700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's
largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers
outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in
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