Operating Room Assistant- Scarborough Surgery Cent

at MaineHealth in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description



**Current MaineHealth Employees not Eligible**

Position Summary

Under supervision of Operating Room Manager and following established procedures, assists with the care of the patient in the Operating Room by transporting and lifting/positioning for surgery.

Cleaning and assisting in Operating Room turnovers and by performing general errands as required by team leader and charge nurses. Maintains general cleanliness and maintenance of the department.

*Opportunity for advancement to Level II after 6 months.

Monday - Friday 6:45am-3:15 pm

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred with two years of work experience.

License/Certifications: N/A

Experience: N/A

Ability to anticipate, prioritize and coordinate work in a high stress, fast paced environment required.

Involves responding to emergency situations and tight schedules

Read, write and understand well enough to perform duties effectively. Interpersonal skills necessary to deal courteously with patients, co workers, diverse group of O.R. personnel and multiple nursing unit personnel.

Basic computer knowledge preferred.

Willingness to work on rotating schedule.

Requires 3 to 6 weeks of on the job training in order to become familiar with:

Physical plant and operating room procedures including

Principals of asepsis

Operation of OR beds and equipment

Case cart checking procedures

Names of surgical instruments and equipment

Safe handling of oxygen tanks
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Additional Information  Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 885557

Posted On: Feb 03, 2023

Updated On: Feb 11, 2023

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