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OR Aide, Operating Room - Surgical Services

  • Job ID: 130951103
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 6:00a.m. to 2:30p.m. & 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Somerset
  • Department: Operating Room
  • Location: 225 S Center Avenue, Somerset PA 15501
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $10.50 to $20.56 / hour



UPMC Somerset is hiring a Full-Time OR Aide to support the Operating Room in Somerset, PA!

The shifts of this position include 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.  &  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Cleans and prepares the operating room between surgery cases. Assists 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:

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34


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