Surgical Associate/CHS Union/PRN:
Carolinas HealthCare System

Carolinas HealthCare System
Monroe North Carolina

Job Req ID: 151224

Position Number: 00139959

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 4.00

Department Name: NSG - Operating Room

Location: CHS Union

Location Details: 




Job Summary
Assists in providing patient care under the direct supervision and control of the registered nurse.

Essential Functions
  • Maintains environment of surgical services within the infection control guidelines of CHS.
  • Follows written guidelines for the procedure of storage of instruments and supplies for sterile and non-sterile use.
  • Assists in maintaining supplies and equipment within the operating room according to PAR levels and needs. Maintains standards of stock rotation.
  • Assists nursing team and physicians with transfer and positioning of patients in the peri-operative suite according to patient safety standards.
  • Assists with transportation of patients to and from the operating room, the post anesthesia care unit and the same day surgery center.
  • Maintains all linen in the surgical suite by disposing of soiled linen according to written standards and obtaining clean linen from the laundry daily or as needed.
  • Assists in the retention of current team members and the training/orientation of other surgical associates.
Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 75 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED preferred. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.


At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Basic Qualifications