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Operating Room Aide

  • Job ID: 035323249
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Variable 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Cole
  • Department: Operating Room
  • Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $11.47 to $19.77 / hour


Are you someone who thrives in an up-beat team environment? Do you enjoy working hands on with patients and their families to provide excellent patient care? If so, you might be a great fit at UPMC Cole! 

UPMC Cole is seeking a full time, Operating Room Aide to work flexible day shift hours, Monday through Friday, from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. At UPMC, we offer various opportunities for personal skill building and professional development such as Paid Time Off (PTO), Tuition Assistance, Paid Parental Leave, Health Benefits and so much more! If your ready to take on new challenges, we invite you to explore this opportunity with us today!

An Operating Room Aide (OR Aide), cleans and prepares the operating room between surgery cases.  While also assisting the nursing staff in providing equipment and supplies.

  • Assist with the transfer and positioning of patient pre- and post-operative.
  • Provide interim room cleaning between surgical procedures including the retrieval and proper storage of special equipment
  • Maintain supplies for scrub sink and substerile rooms.
  • Accomplish according to procedure interim and terminal cleaning of operating rooms.
  • Assist with transfer of patients to/from the surgical suite, lithotripsy site and to the recovery room upon completion of procedure.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport and cooperative relationship with medical staff, co-workers, supervisors and others.
  • Assist the lithotripsy registered nurse in the collection of all anticipated supplies and/or equipment and their replacement.
  • Perform job functions with consideration to thoroughness, accuracy and neatness; effect on patients and others; demonstrating technical knowledge and competence.
  • Report unusual circumstances and exceptions to practice.
  • Demonstrate dependability, reliability and independent judgment recognizing priorities to accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority.
  • Clean equipment after the procedure and returns equipment to proper storage site.
  • Run errands to laboratory, X-ray and other departments.
  • Practice universal blood and body fluid precautions.
  • Accomplish daily and weekly cleaning of scrub sinks, substerile rooms, and other assigned areas according to procedure.
  • Project a positive image of self and the Hospital when dealing with medical staff, ancillary departments, patients/families, community and others.
  • Assist staff and physicians to maintain patient safety, transport and care during the lithotripsy procedure.


  • High school diploma or GED required. 
  • Vocational/technical training preferred. 
  • Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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