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Operating Room Asst I

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28027

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 758681

Position Number: 00013102

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: 1100-1930 Monday-Friday

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: NSG - Operating Room

Location: Atrium Health Mercy

Location Details:  2001 Vail Ave, Charlotte NC 28207

Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.



Job Summary
Responsible for providing some direct patient care as delegated and supervised by the registered nurse. Responsible for some housekeeping duties and acts in a supportive role for other staff members.  Position will be with the Orthopedic Specialty Team.

Essential Functions



  • Performs terminal room sterilization in accordance with OSHA standards, standard precautions, and departmental policy.
  • Assists with positioning and prepping of patients.
  • Safely transfers and transports patients pre-operatively, intraoperatively, and post operatively.
  • Cleans equipment and returns it to proper storage area.
  • Maintains male and female dressing area, holding area, and scrub sink area stock.
  • Performs general housekeeping duties daily.
  • Proficient in setting up special tables and equipment.
Physical Requirements
Must have the use of both hands and all fingers and is required to use his/her hands for gripping, speed work and precision during the manipulation of equipment and in the case of the surgery patient. Vision and hearing for distances of up to twenty (20) feet is necessary, depth perception and distinguish basic colors. The position requires frequent long, or irregular work hours, rotating shifts, walking on hard surfaces, being near moving equipment, changes in temperature, humidity, and exposure to blood borne pathogens. Works inside with occasional intermittent noise and exposure to conditions such as dust, fumes, and chemicals. Handling equipment and monitoring supplies. Requires communication skills, both oral and written to interact with patients and hospital staff. Strenuous physical effort will required in order to walk, stretch, bend, climb stairs, twist, squat or kneel to move and position the anesthetized patient by lifting, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 51 pounds in handling patients and medical equipment/supplies.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High school diploma or GED preferred. BLS for healthcare provider from AHA required within 90 days of hire.





At Atrium Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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