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OR Assistant- Full-Time

Job ID 10248797680


Schedule: Full-Time 40 hours. Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

The OR Assistant is an integral part of the Surgical Team in providing an optimal environment for surgical patients. The OR Assistant performs duties in support of nursing care and contributes to efficient care and room turnover. The OR Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Lead who reports to the OR Clinical Leader and the Nursing Director.  The OR Assistant will also engage in the practice of the Patient and Family Centered Care Model in an environment that exemplifies best practice.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists the surgical team pre, intra and post-operatively by performing activities to promote an efficient delivery of care.
  • Prepares the OR suites for the daily schedule by setting up required equipment in a “ready to use” manner. This room set up should be complete or missing equipment will be communicated to the morning team for completion.
  • Assists in transferring patients to and from the operating room table/stretcher by using good body mechanics and ergonomic equipment.
  • Transports specimens/cultures to the appropriate lab in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Cleans ORs between cases properly and quickly and in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Anticipates procedure completion in advance and has supplies ready for immediate cleaning.
  • Gathers, transports and properly disposes of trash, soiled linen and contaminated materials, per policy.

Grade: 110

About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum.  Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties.  At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we’ve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes.  If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital.  Our patients call it better care.  Our employees call it home.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Must be able to read, and understand English for purpose of communication and carrying out written assignments.
  • Hospital preferred but not required
  • Must posses sufficient interpersonal skills to interact effectively with other healthcare members
  • Must be knowledgeable of safety standards and hazards in OR Suites
  • Work requires intense physical effort, walking long distances, lifting patients, lifting heavy supplies and equipment, pushing carts and beds, continually adjusting to changes with the ability to be flexibl

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an employee’s protected status, such as age, race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.

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