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OR Control Clerk Job

Job Number: RIH17713

Job Title: OR Control Clerk - Inpatient Operating Room

Department: Inpatient Operating Room - 1013121

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

A level of knowledge generally obtained through completion of high school.

The interpersonal skills necessary to interface effectively with physicians, OR personnel and others. A high degree of customer service skills is required.

A knowledge of basic medical terminology in order to be familiar with OR procedures, laboratory tests, etc.

Proficient computer skills. The ability to learn department software in order to enter and access information.


One to three months of job-related experience (including orientation) is required

Under general supervision, but according to established policies and procedures, coordinates the flow of patients through the OR and ensures that all identification procedures are followed and that all laboratory tests and medication were administered as ordered by physicians. Provides communication services to physicians and OR personnel, taking and relaying messages and performs related duties as assigned.