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OR Assistant



At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Health & Wellness Benefits starting Your First Day
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Programs tailored to Your Needs
  • Employee Assistance Program including free Mental Health
  • Personal Time the includes Vacation Time, Sick Time & Holidays
  • Retirement Savings Programs
  • Tuition Assistant & Reimbursement Program


  • Maintain equipment and orderliness of work area. Obtain supplies required for case carts and sub-sterile area. Excess supplies returned to inventory. Work with team to provide smooth work flow in Peri-Operative setting.
  • Uses team effort to accomplish room turnover within acceptable time frames. Primarily responsible for cleanliness and safety of environment for staff, medical staff, patients, residents, and students.
  • Assists in the transfer, transport, and positioning of patients in addition to holding for preparation as directed.
  • Transports specimens and cultures within hospital according to policy.
  • Transport of non-controlled medications from pharmacy to unit and from unit-to-unit when transferring patients. Upon arrival to the unit, medication must be handed to licensed caregiver responsible for proper storage of the medication
  • Liaison for supply chain, SPC, Central Stores, and Purchasing.
  • Back up support to Materials Coordinator.
  • Stocks rooms, may handle meds, sharps and syringes on the OR field

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Operating Room (OR)

SCHEDULE: Day/Evening/Night plus on-call responsibilities


  • One (1) year of patient care and/or operating room experience in an accredited hospital preferred

  • Basic computer skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of aseptic technique

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail


  • General Maintenance. Obtain supplies required for case carts and sub-sterile areas; responsible for cleanliness and safety of environment for all those within it; transport specimens, cultures and medications within the hospital

  • Collaboration. Work with team to provide smooth workflow in peri-operative setting; work as a team to accomplish room turnover

  • Patient Care. Assist in the transporting and positioning of patients as directed

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $16.40 - $17.25

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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