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OR Support Technician

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: evening shift

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.

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Job Description:

Responsible for the delivery of care to patients and their families. Provides assistance to professional nursing staff regarding all OR duties: supports supply needs of the surgical team including receiving, storage and aseptic distribution of supplies, instrumentation and/or equipment within the OR and LDRP operating suites; prioritizes and systematically retrieves needed products and instruments for surgical procedures and/or anesthesia needs; Transports patient, specimens, blood products equipment meds etc., as needed; Assists in room turnover between cases in a timely efficient manner including cleaning and disinfecting the OR suite and all equipment and assuring proper set up for following cases.


High School diploma or equivalent.
One (1) year previous healthcare experience .
License and Certification:

High School diploma
Prior experience in an OR, SPD or as a PCT
License and Certification:
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Working knowledge of medical terminology. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with departments, employees, physicians and managers. Ability to read and understand oral and written material and effectively communicate technical information. Ability to prioritize daily work assignments. Must be organized, flexible and a team player. Ability to work in a stressful environment. Commitment to customer service. Basic computer knowledge in order to enter/retrieve data.
Ability to react and perform under strict timelines and/or emergency situations. Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. Requires the ability to recognize problem situations and refer them to the appropriate staff member or physician.

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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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