Operating Room Attendant

Hospital Cambridge Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Operating Room Attendant

Posted Date11 hours ago(10/15/2020 5:07 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Operating Rooms
Job Type
Part Time
Closed Date


Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a thriving community hospital that proudly provides acute care services including: Emergency, Surgery, Medicine, Women’s and Children’s Health, Intensive Care, Mental Health, and Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people. Our dedicated and skilled staff are passionate about providing outstanding patient-centred care, and an exceptional patient experience to residents of the Waterloo Region and beyond.

Join CMH as it leads in innovation and compassion!  With a beautiful and caring community like no other, you are not just expanding our career; you are enhancing your life!  To learn more about CMH, please visit our website at www.cmh.org.

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Operating Room Attendant functions as an integral member of the OR team by providing clinical and environmental support for assigned patients. Performs duties related to patient care under the direction of the RN, RPN and/or physician in accordance with hospital standards, policies and procedures. Must have a good understanding of aseptic technique, principles of infection control and universal precautions. Set up for surgical cases and open sterile supplies. Assists with patient positioning, transfer and holding of limbs within standards established by the hospital. Availability to work days, evenings, weekends, statutory holidays and on-call.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of secondary school required
  • OR attendant course completed
  • Recent experience as a perioperative attendant required.
  • Central Service Association of Ontario (CSAO) Medical Device Reprocessing Techniques Classroom Course is a definite asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi task and work in a very fast paced environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, public and staff
  • Keyboarding skills and knowledge of Meditech a definite asset  
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required

Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.


We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


The successful external applicant is required to provide the applicable criminal record check, as requested by Human Resources, in accordance with federal and provincial legislation. Valid criminal record checks are in original format and dated with two months from date of conditional offer from CMH.


Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace.  All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process.  Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.


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