Operating Room Assistant - Full Time - Days

Gettysburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 65738



6.30-2.30 Monday thru Friday

On call rotation which requires 30 minute arrival time 

Job Description:

Under general supervision, assists other members of the surgical team in the delivery of direct and indirect patient care. Performs a variety of tasks such as assisting with positioning of patients for procedures, care and handling of all equipment, assisting with the ordering, receiving, and stocking of supplies, performing clerical tasks and completing errands. The patient care encompasses all age groups focusing on the patient's care, treatment and rehabilitation.


Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Performs a variety of tasks such as assisting with positioning of patients for procedures, care and handling of all equipment, assisting with the ordering, receiving, and stocking of supplies, performing clerical tasks and completing errands.
  2. Creates a safe, private environment for patient, family/significant other, visitors and members of the health care team.
  3. Works in a collaborative manner in addressing patient care issues maintaining open communications with the charge nurse. Supports the charge nurse in ensuring the delivery of safe, high quality, cost-effective holistic patient care.
  4. Maintains current knowledge of technological advances within area of practice as well as in surgical services.
  5. 5 Performs a variety of tasks within the CSP department such as loading/unloading of the instrument washer and cart washer, restocking CSP supplies and workstations and assisting with other duties within the department as needed.
  6. 6 Delivers equipment and sterile supplies to the Operating Rooms. Returns unused supplies to CSP.
  7. 7 Maintains peel packed instrument inventory in the OR Core.
  8. 8 Assists with picking of supplies for surgical procedures via case cart system as assigned.
  9. 9 Maintains cleanliness of shelves and organized inventory of supplies and equipment in the OR Core and CSP.
  10. 10 Works in a collaborative manner to meet the needs of the department maintaining open communication with the CSP team lead and OR charge nurse.
  11. 11 Adheres to all regulatory requirements and established practices within surgical services.




  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Required Certification:
    • BLS certification within one year
  • Physical Demands:
    • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
    • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Lifts supplies/equipment
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)