St. John's Riverside Hospital

OR Support Aide

Job ID
Dobbs Ferry
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
Work Shift
11am-7pm, Monday-Friday
Posted Salary
$16.788 per hour


St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.


St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   


St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.


Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


The OR Support Aide is responsible for assisting the surgical team in providing a safe and clean environment for patients undergoing surgery. Transports patients to and from the surgical suite.  Identifies patient and receives instructions from unit personnel when receiving the patient.  Observes and watches patient at all times, providing a safe environment through care and handling.  Notifies necessary personnel of patient's arrival in Operating Room, to ensure continuity of care and proper identification and observation.  Assists in maintenance, care and cleanliness of supplies and equipment.  Maintains equipment and cleanliness of anesthesia equipment as directed.  Cleans rooms according to procedure.  Maintains a supply of clean linen and blankets for each room.  Assists in providing necessary supplies and equipment before, during and after operative procedure.  Assists in preparing of surgical site by supporting limbs during preparation and the application of casts and dressing.  Maintains, cares for, and delivers all specimens as directed, to prevent loss or damage.  Shaves and prepares patients, if needed, according to procedure.  Maintains  effective  communication  with  nurses,  other  unit  staff, patients  and  families,  also with personnel from other departments.


High School Diploma or equivalent. Previous Operating Room experience preferred.


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