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Per Diem Clinical Attendant, Operating Room

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Surgical Services Job ID: JR43797 Date posted: 02/19/2024
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Varied hours based on department needs

Job Description:


  • ·Observes and respects the personal privacy and confidentiality of information with regard to patients, physicians and co-workers.
  • ·Adheres to code of conduct at all times and addresses patients in a courteous and respectful manner.
  • ·Supports new attendant staff by acting as role model and mentor.
  • ·Consistently complies with hospital policies and procedures for infection control and hazard communication standard including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • ·Adheres to OR Dress Code
  • ·Reviews OR schedule/Case Board for case schedule in order to bring appropriate supplies and equipment outside the Operating Room in preparation for Room Turnover.
  • ·Sets up all OR specialty tables in preparation for each procedure.
  • ·Identifies and transports patients safely between inpatient units, DSU, operating rooms and PACU as needed
  • ·Assists in positioning and transfer of patients from stretcher and/or O.R. bed with full regard for patient privacy, patient safety and personal and staff safety.
  • ·Properly performs room turnover using established interim cleaning procedures.
  • ·Ensures stretcher/ inpatient bed/ oxygen is available outside operating room prior to conclusion of case
  • ·Cleans operating rooms, MSTA rooms, PACU cubicles, work areas and major equipment (including O.R. beds, stretchers, etc.)  between cases on a timely basis.
  • ·Handles all noninfectious and contaminated waste according to policy.
  • ·Manages waste management systems according to manufacturer's guidelines.
  • ·Manages oxygen and carbon dioxide tanks as instructed.
  • ·Stocks and/or assists with stocking all operating room(s) cabinets and warming cabinet..
  • ·Stocks O.R. linen cart.
  • ·Performs errand services to other hospital departments.
  • ·Places soiled linen (bed linen, staff scrubs) in proper bags and into proper receptacle.
  • ·Keeps coffee room clean and neat.  Empties trash throughout the day.
  • ·Cleans and defrosts refrigerator according to schedule.
  • ·Assists with returning equipment and carts to equipment room and maintaining neatness of that room.
  • ·Assists with delivering of stat specimens to the lab or pathology.
  • ·Retrieves blood or blood products from the blood bank.
  • ·Transports tissue specimens and blood products in a timely manner according to policy.
  • ·Enters requisitions for repair of broken equipment.
  • ·Demonstrates ability to function during urgent and emergent situations.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required:

  • ·HS Diploma
  • AHA BLS Certification required
  • ·Ability to work in surgical services environment.
  • ·Ability to work at a quick pace with minimal supervision.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

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