Operating Room Assistant

Regular Full-Time 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ CentraState Medical Center
[ Overview ]

Performs terminal cleaning in Operating Room suites.

[ Responsibilities ]
  • Performs terminal cleanings in Operating Room (OR) suites.
  • Helps turnover OR suites.
  • Cleans designated supply areas.
  • Disinfects scrub areas.
  • Disinfects ancillary rooms and offices.
  • Refills all dispensers.
  • Adheres to Infection Control and departmental guidelines.
  • Assists with general upkeep of area to provide safe, clean, organized environment.
  • Completes assignments in timely manner and utilizes time effectively.
[ Qualifications ]


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


Work Experience:

  • One-year clinical experience in accredited hospital with OR cleaning experience preferred.


Licenses and Certifications:

  • BLS certification required.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledgeable on proper PPE and OR attire. Ability to understand the operation of some equipment and machinery and ability function independently. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

[ Physical Demands ]

Working Conditions:

Normal hospital environment with exposure to sick or injured patients.



Daily potential exposure to blood and/or body fluids.


Physical Demands:

Sitting – Rarely

Standing/Walking – Continuously

Kneeling/Stooping – Occasionally

Bending/Climbing – Occasionally

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist – Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Frequently

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Occasionally

Typing/Filing – Rarely


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

[ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ]

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.