Operating Room Assistant

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury
Reference: VG/20181127_03
Closing Date: 16-Dec-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Operating Room Assistant Position Description.pdf (PDF, 365KB)

Contact: Elizabeth Whitehead
(02) 6058 4655

Position Details

Operating Suite Operating Room Assistant

Albury Campus

Permanent Full Time


Albury Wodonga Health – Albury Campus requires an Operating Room Assistant to join our Operating Suite Team. The O.R.A includes daily activities of cleaning within the operating room suite & Cath Lab, assisting with patient transfers, set up of theatre and maintains assistance throughout the surgical procedure. This position requires good communication skills and flexibility to be able to work within a team.


Primary responsibilities of this role include providing a high standard of cleaning services, assistance with patient transfers, working within team to provide patient care and technical duties within the operating suite. 


AWH offers full orientation, training, and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • cleaning skills
  • patient portering skills
  • operating suite/procedure room experience


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the NSW Health Service Health Professionals (State) Award.


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Elizabeth Whitehead on (02) 60584655


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. For further guidance and examples on how to write a response to the key selection criteria please refer to https://careers.vic.gov.au/how-to-apply/how-to-reply-to-selection-criteria


Also ensure you attach a cover letter and a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.


NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email people.workforce@awh.org.au. Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.


Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.




Closing Date: 16.12.2018

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