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Operating Room Asst II - Full time - 1st shift

Date: Nov 3, 2020

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28203

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 732021

Position Number: 00096521

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: Days with variable shifts

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: NSG - Operating Room

Location: Atrium Health Mercy

Location Details:  Atrium Health Mercy

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
Assists the surgical team by performing direct and indirect patient care duties.

Essential Functions



  • Makes recommendations for increasing and decreasing PAR levels, and deletion of items.
  • Ensures that supplies are handled, stored, and maintained in a secure environment.
  • Performs daily and terminal cleaning of OR supply areas, ORs, and all lounges, including male and female locker rooms and restrooms, all hallways, storage areas, and sub-sterile areas at facilities where these duties are not completed by Environmental Services.
  • Assists with positioning of patient. Responsible for operation of patient positioning equipment.
  • Performs room turnover to include moving patients from operating room table to stretcher or bed, as well as trash and linen removal, mopping floors, and cleaning furniture.
  • Stocks supplies to include mask, caps, shoe covers, soap dispensers, and scrub brushes.
  • Fills blanket and fluid warmers and stocks sub-sterile areas with specimen cups, suction attachments and containers.
  • Assists with orientation of operating room assistants.
Physical Requirements
Must have the use of both hands and all fingers 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 feet is necessary. Must have depth perception and ability to distinguish basic colors. 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. Handles equipment and monitoring supplies. Communication skills, both oral and written, to interact with patients and hospital staff is required. Strenuous physical effort will require walking, stretching, bending, climbing stairs, twisting, squatting or kneeling in moving/positioning the anesthetized patient by lifting, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 51 pounds in handling patients and clinical equipment/supplies.

Education, Experience and Certifications.
High school diploma or GED preferred. 1 year of experience as an Operating Room Assistant I required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) 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

Job Segment: Patient Care, Surgery, Supply, Housekeeping, Healthcare, Operations