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OR Aide - Orthopedic Operating Room

Requisition ID:

22162344

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday - Friday 12:30 - 9pm Weekend rotation 7am - 3:30pm Rotating holiday obligation

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.


Hartford Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center which provides cutting edge treatment to patients as one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.


Since its inception in 2017, Hartford Health Care’s Bone & Joint Institute (BJI) offers an unparalleled network of coordinated services for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and orthpaedic injuries.  As the first new stand-alone Orthopaedic Hospital, our Mission is to be acknowledged as the regional leader in patient-centered, innovative musculoskeletal care, providing cutting edge care to patients in Connecticut and surrounding states. We are seeking dedicated, passionate individuals who would like the opportunity to be part of a team with a patient-centered approach, which brings decades of experience in providing the most evidence based, innovative musculoskeletal & orthopedic care.

Job Description

The OR Aide will assist in the delivery of direct and indirect patient care in the perioperative period and participate in maintaining the Operating Room environment from a physical and a safety standpoint. Reports to the Perioperative Coordinator or OR Clinical Supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

  • Deliver and retrieve equipment, supplies, documents, x-rays, blood products, etc. needed in providing patient care. Ensure that common supplies and storage areas are stocked and readily available to the clinical staff.
  • Provide safe and efficient transport of patients, and respond appropriately to emergency situations when transporting by initiating CPR and notifying appropriate personnel.
  • Assist nursing personnel in case breakdown and set-up. Assist in room turnover, adhering to appropriate techniques, disinfection of floors, OR equipment and furniture. Ensure the availability of clean, dust-free and made-up stretchers and beds.
  • Keep all corridors, floors, and common areas neat and clean in appearance and free of clutter. Assure the timely removal of trash from OR suites and all other areas and adhere to OR and Environmental Services protocols for the use of disinfecting chemicals and in cleaning procedures.
  • Within scope of role, assist with patient care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • CPR training required
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Previous patient care experience preferred
  • O2 transportation experience preferred
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique preferred

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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