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City:  Cincinnati
State:  OH
Job Requisition Number:  182276

Attention current TriHealth employees:

Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.

If you are looking to work in a place where you play an important part of a patient recovery, a place where you are valued and appreciated, challenged by your job without being overwhelmed and that offers opportunities for you to grow, then TriHealth is the place for you.


Good Samaritan Hospital Surgery unit seeks to hire an Operating Room Assistant who will embrace our mission of improving the health status of the people we serve. We pursue our mission by providing a full range of health-related services, including prevention, wellness and education. Our service identity is rooted in our Mission and Core Values, which serve as guiding principles in our healing ministry.


Job Summary:

This position is accountable to the nursing manager or designee. Under the general supervision of the nursing manager and the direction of the registered nurse. The OR Assistant performs assigned duties related to providing assistance as a team member within the perioperative areas to the nursing staff.


Essential Functions:

  • Must be comfortable with direct patient care, including but not limited to, clipping (shaving)  patients prior to surgery, obtaining vital signs and EKGs, electronic medical record documentation, performing blood glucose accuchecks and transporting patients via stretchers/hospital beds/wheelchairs
  • Assisting dressing and/or undressing patients .
  • Lifting and turning patients
  • Maintaining unit supplies
  • Assisting housekeeping with preparing rooms.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: High School Degree or GED
  • Experience: 1-2 years hospital experience or exposure to patients in other health care settings (patient care) preferred.  
  • Specialized Knowledge: Familiar with basic sterile technique in order to function within a sterile environment, ast paced and multi-task preferred.
  • Department Specifics: Social skills and service excellence, patient care and safety awareness with direct hands on comfort, able to learn and provide care related to technical understandings (such as doing EKGs, following guidelines and detailed directions), clerical basics, phone etiquette, receptionist type qualities, able to maintain a fast pace, motivated work ethic.


Why You Should Join TriHealth?

Currently the fifth largest employer in the area with more than 11,000 team members and 120 locations throughout Greater Cincinnati, a career with our organization promises challenge and opportunity. We've been named an Enquirer Media Top Work Place as well as an AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50. We've also been recognized nine times as one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Moms.

We were also named to Truven Health's "Top 15" health system list. TriHealth, Inc. is the leading healthcare system in Greater Cincinnati, Ohio and is committed to be the most integrated health system in the market.  Our mission is to improve the health status of the people we serve and we are excited to make TriHealth an even greater place for people to work and for patients to receive care.  TriHealth is committed to ensuring that our strong values remain an integral part of who we are, what we stand for and what we believe in at our core. 


You Can Expect Comprehensive Health Benefits!

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including, but not limited to:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability 

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Healthy Living Program: Earn Discounts on Medical Plan Expenses

Fitness Centers

Vendor Discounts


Apply today!  A job at TriHealth may be waiting for you!


Job Keywords:

Operating Room Surgical Technician (OR St), Operating Room Technician (OR Tech), Operating Room Technologist (OR Tech), Surgical Scrub Technician, Surgical Scrub Technologist (Surgical Scrub Tech), Surgical Technician, Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech), Perioperative Assistant,  Periop Support Associate, Outpatient Surgery, Same Day Surgery, Nursing



Job Title:  OR ASSISTANT GSH SURGERY (Full Time Day/Eve)

Department Name:  GSH SURGERY

Location:  Good Samaritan Hospital

Hourly/Salaried:  Hourly

Employment Status: Full Time Position

Bi-Weekly Hours:80

Shift: Day/Evening Shift

Weekend Commitment:  Yes

Holiday Commitment:  Yes

On-Call Commitment:  Yes

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Medical, Housekeeping, Clerical, Patient Care, Surgery, Healthcare, Administrative