May 22, 2024
CARING FOR THE BODY, MIND & SPIRIT SINCE 1869

Posting # 53123 - [ UNIFOR ]

Attendant, Operating Room - 1 position
Operating Room
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Part Time

The Operating Room is a highly technical, fast paced department. The attendants function as an integral member of the team which includes nurses, surgeons, anesthetists, medical students, respiratory therapists, and nursing unit secretaries.

The duties of the Operating Room Attendant include:
- Portering patients
- Assisting with transfer of conscious and unconscious patients
- Assisting with positioning of patients for surgery
- Assisting with room turnover between cases including; Washing furniture, OR bed, and monitoring equipment; handling linen; transporting soiled case carts to Central Processing, and dismantling in the decontamination area
- Moving heavy, fragile equipment such as lasers and microscopes
- Stocking service carts
- Distributing linen, surgical masks, and scrub solutions

It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer. The current schedule includes days, evenings and weekends.



Essential Qualifications

  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma from a recognized school in the Province of Ontario
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated organizational ability and self-direction
  • Excellent interpersonal, observation and assertiveness skills
  • Health and physical condition consistent in heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, walking
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset.
  • Experience as an Operating Room Attendant
  • Previous experience in a health care environment
  • Working knowledge of computer systems
  • Knowledge of hospital equipment
Teaching and Research
  • St Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine (primary series, boosters and/or XBB) OR one dose of XBB vaccine at least 14 days prior to the start date.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Posting date: May 09, 2024
Submission deadline: May 15, 2024

Andrew Harriman-Duke, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.