Atlantic Health System

Nursing Assistant I, OR Support Staff

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
11:00pm - 7:00am
02610800- O R Support Staff
Morristown Medical Center


Atlantic Health System is seeking a full-time Nursing Assistant for the Operating Room Support Staff at Morristown Medical Center to work 11PM-7AM, including every other weekend.


This multi-skilled position is responsible for supporting the perioperative team in providing high quality patient care and physician service.

Duties include transporting of patients and equipment, cleaning of operating rooms and ancillary areas, checking and restocking of supplies.

  • Transports patients, supplies, specimens, blood and equipment as requested.
  • Assists in lifting and/or transferring patients from stretcher/bed to OR table and vice versa.
  • Assists in holding patient extremities for surgical preparations as directed.
  • Ensures positioning devices and equipment are available in the appropriate rooms for cases.
  • Properly handles surgical specimens, as directed.
  • Performs turnover duties between cases in collaboration with the housekeeper. Cleans medical equipment between cases.
  • Assists nursing team by opening sterile supplies, Demonstrates proper aseptic technique.
  • Checks case carts for completeness. Obtains necessary equipment, sterile supplies, and positioning aids for scheduled cases.
  • Assists with inventory counts and supply outdates, Restocks warmers and rotates fluids.
  • Assists with restocking unused supplies in the OR supply room or returns to Central Sterile Department Checks, cleans, and restocks assigned service line storage areas.
  • Participates in hospital safety programs, Supports and enforces infection-control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains patient and medical staff confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Managing the cleanliness around the Operation department and rooms where surgeries take place. 
  • Properly handles and disposes of sharps, biohazardous waste, regular trash and contaminated linens.
  • Contributes to maximum efficiency of the surgical schedule by facilitating on-time case starts and efficient, timely turnovers.
  • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.


Minimum Education:

  • High School diploma or GED required

Minimum Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience preferred
  • Acute, long term, rehabilitation experience preferred


  • BLS required
  • CNA preferred


  • Candidate must have positive, good communication skills
  • Candidate must be able to work in a fast paced environment

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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