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OR Assistant I - CF - Surgery/OR

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2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 14297
Date Posted: Jul 5, 2023

Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital

Department: CF - Surgery/OR

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.100000

Work Type: 1 to 31 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: PRN DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-7P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do


The Operating Room Assistant I reports to the Manager and Assistant Managers and works under the direction of the Professional Registered Nurse. The Operating Room Assistant I is responsible of assisting with care of patients. 


1. Demonstrates aseptic and sterilization techniques and assists the circulating nurse in any way possible during surgical procedures. 

2. Assists with case prep, turnover, maintenance of property functions supplies and equipment. 

3. Reviews preference cards and gathers appropriate equipment and supplies. 

4. Returns supplies and equipment appropriately per protocol. 

5. Maintains cleanliness in assigned work area. 

6. Orders supplies needed for patients and replenishes stock. 

7. Participates in performance initiatives. 

8. May perform moderate or waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines. 

9. Maintains professional accountability by participating in in-services, committees, and staffing needs.

Position Requirements


* High School Diploma

Other information:

Experience: Six months in a clinical setting preferred. 

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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