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Certified Surgical Technologist – Full Time – Surgical Services – JOB #1027

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SUMMARY:

The scrub surgical technologist handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. He/she has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. He/she has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.

DUTIES:

  • Processes all instrumentation equipment, supplies for surgical procedures and maintains log book of sterilization as needed.
  • Prepares cases cart with all needed supplies for surgical procedures.
  • Setting up, tear down of OR before and after surgical procedures while applying sterile technique.
  • Works closely with physician during surgery to achieve best outcome for the patient.
  • Identify future purchase replacement needs, monitor for outdates.
  • Takes On call as assigned.
  • Performs in accordance with AORN Standards.
  • Actively participates in the Time Out Process.
  • Assists with GI procedures.
  • Utilizes and actively updates surgical preference cards.
  • Accurately performs counts for sponges and instruments according to P&P.
  • Labels all medication on the sterile field, both syringe and receptacle.
  • Exemplifies Customer Service.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • ORT or Certification program
  • 1-year previous experience preferred but not required