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Operating Room 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


As a Perioperative Assistant, your ability to accurately and efficiently assist in the setup and processing of instruments in the operating room is vital in the successful flow of operations for all cases.

Unity Hospital is a 471-bed community hospital in the town of Greece. After a four-year total renovation in 2014, Unity is now the only Monroe County hospital to feature all private patient rooms and free parking. Unity offers a broad range of specialty centers, including the Golisano Restorative Neurology & Rehabilitation Center, the Charles J. August Joint Replacement Center, and the August Family Birth Place.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Unity Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Operating Room (OR)

SCHEDULE: As of 2/15/24, we have 2 openings for Days (7am to 3pm) and 1 opening for Evenings (2:30 pm - 10:30 pm). All new hires are required to train on Day hours for 4-5 weeks.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Reads, writes and speaks English. Able to perform skills noted in the Unity Health System job description. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient with computers.


  • Preparation & Assistance. Prepare supplies for cases; pick linen, fill needs list, secure positional aides, update pick sheets and locate loaner equipment; assist OR Staff in the setup, cleanup and turnover of operating rooms; perform surgical prep duties (shaving, holding limbs), assist with positioning surgical patients

  • Supply Management. Stock and order all necessary supplies under the direction of the OR Materials Manager; rotate stock, check for expirations; maintain a sterile environment at all times; sterilize all equipment and transport items to turnover rooms for processing; wash and reassemble all instruments used during surgical procedures as requested

  • General Administration. Miscellaneous duties such as transport patients to and from OR, run errands, pick up x-rays, deliver equipment, clean stretchers and beds and assist in Pre-An and PACU

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: $17.30 - $18.20

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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