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If you are committed to the Values that we hold in high regard - To Serve, Excellence, Quality/Safety, Teamwork and Integrity - and are eager to infuse fresh life into your healthcare career, we want to talk to you!

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OR Orderly-F/T

Department: Surgical Services
Location: Rio Rancho, NM

Job Summary

Provides a variety of housekeeping services to maintain a safe and clean environment in the Operating Room, Recovery Room, and associated areas. Provide safe and timely patient transportation and additional non-patient pick-up and delivery service in assigned area. Assist in the OR with preps, in a sterile fashion.  Picks up and transports specimens and tissue to and from the lab.  Ensures adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures. Patient care assignment may include; Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality assurance programs
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops.
  • Inventory and order various stock supplies; scrub brushes, masks, shoe covers, saline, sterile water, cleaning solutions, boots etc.
  • Clean assigned area by washing furniture, tile, fixtures, equipment, washing walls, doors, door frames, ceilings, vents and windows with appropriate germicidal solutions.
  • Sweep and mop floor areas using appropriate solutions.
  • Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials.
  • Removes waste and soiled linens from work area and places in specified bags or containers.
  • Transport patients to and from requesting areas; ensure adherence to all safety measures.
  • Collect hazardous waste using established procedures.
  • Transport hazardous waste in a special closed container to the waste garbage for sterilization before disposal.
  • Clean equipment and notify manager of equipment needing repair; request additional cleaning supplies as needed; report safety hazards to supervisor.
  • Ensure cleaning equipment and supplies are returned to janitor closet after use.
  • Clean and remake stretchers, stock and check par levels of blankets and pillows in warmers, and stock personnel protection equipment.
  • Stocks masks, shoe covers, and soap supplies at scrub sinks.
  • Arrange furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning assigned area.
  • Obtain all essential information from nurse regarding patient condition prior to transporting patient.
  • Communicate with patient to advise reason for transport and instruct patient on transport.
  • Assist with sterile preps of patients in the Operating room. 
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

SRMC Core Values


Integrity:  Our words and actions match our values

To Serve:  We put the needs of others before our own

Excellence:  We strive to exceed expectations and/or standards in every activity, every encounter, and every initiative

Safety/Quality:  We provide evidence based care, programs, services, and an environment that achieves the best outcomes

Teamwork:  We enjoy the ability and power to work collaboratively to deliver exceptional service

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements


High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Licenses/Certifications: N/A


Work Experience: 


Preferred Qualifications/Requirements


  Associates in a health care related field



Work Experience:  6 months in Operating Room

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