Medical Aide | Beth Israel Lahey Health Vacancies

Beth Israel Lahey Health

Company Name: Beth Israel Lahey Health
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Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Cambridge, MA
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
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Job’s Overview:

Beth Israel Lahey Health is seeking a Medical Aide in Cambridge, MA. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:

When you join the growing BILH team, you’re not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

Medical Aide

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Transports patients, including those who have received preoperative medication, to and from the Operating Room.
  • Provides supportive conversation to preoperative patients.
  • Observes and reports unusual findings or changes in patients’ conditions to the responsible nurse.
  • Participates in positioning of anesthetized and non-anesthetized patients.
  • Performs simple treatments and other routine duties of preoperative care, including shave preps of the surgical site.
  • Participates in providing a safe, aseptic, and orderly environment for patients in the Operating Room.
  • Handles simple/complex Operating Room equipment. Collects and sets up equipment needed for complex surgical procedures, including the fracture table, pacemaker table, arthroscopy equipment, laminectomy frame, and video equipment.
  • Performs nonpatient, care-oriented duties, including errand running, as directed by the Operating Room Nurse Manager.
  • Communicates effectively with other members of the health care team.
  • Assists in the cleaning and preparation of rooms prior to the start of surgical procedures.
  • Checks medical/surgical stock supply levels and stock instrument levels. Places orders with Materials Management and resupplies shelves.
  • Checks and restocks each Operating Room suite according to established par levels.
  • Reports broken or missing equipment to nurse manager. Coordinates repairs with Engineering or Materials Management.
  • Makes recommendations for adjustments in supply par levels based on usage.
  • Works with Materials Management and team leaders with supply procurement including communicating ordering information, receiving, logging, and distribution of special orders or equipment.

Required Qualifications

  • Read, comprehend, and follow verbal and written instructions, normally acquired through the completion of a high school education or equivalent educational preparation.
  • One year of hospital or healthcare-related experience is preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with patients and staff throughout the day.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients’ lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.


Getting the Medical Aide designation comes with some responsibilities. It would be a wise idea to take a few minutes to learn more about it so you can make an informed decision.

Applicants must meet the above-mentioned requirements in order to qualify for consideration to work as a Medical Aide.

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