Surgical Tech - Operating Room - Full Time - Mishawaka
Company: Saint Joseph Health System
Posted on: October 7, 2019
Minimum: $20.01 - Maximum: $28.85 JOB SUMMARY Prepares for
scheduled operations and arranges sterile set up of instrument
table according to estab-lished procedures. Assists surgeons by
passing instruments and supplies, holding retractors and
anticipating surgeons' needs during course of surgery. Cleans
operating room and stores equipment and supplies. JOB DUTIES
1. Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core
values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent
with these values. 2. Knows and adheres to all laws and
regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical
information. 3. Scrubs for cases according to established
sterile procedures and changes into operative clothing; dons
sterile gown and gloves and assists surgeons with same.
4. Prepares for scheduled operative procedure by arranging
sterile set up of instrument table with linens, instruments and
sutures required for specific procedures according to surgeons'
preference. Assists nurse with counting of sponges. 5. Assists
surgeons with draping and positioning patient. 6. Passes
instruments, sponges, sutures and other sterile supplies and
equipment to surgeons and assistants during procedures, holds
retraction devices and acts to anticipate and respond to surgeons'
needs during course of surgery. 7. Receives surgical
specimens, places same in preservative solutions, and notifies
circulating nurse of source of material. 8. Counts sponges,
needles and instruments used during surgery before closing, and
assists with sterile dressing of operative site following closing.
9. Cleans operating room according to established procedures
following each case by removing drapes, replacing hamper and trash
bags, disposing of used supplies, cleaning and returning equipment
to appropriate storage areas, and so forth. 10. Washes
delicate instruments requiring special handling and wraps
instruments in preparation for gas or steam steri¬lizing.
11. Performs related clerical and service duties such as
answering telephones, relaying messages, booking cases,
trans¬porting patients to and from surgery, requisitioning
supplies, and so forth. 12. Performs other duties consistent
with purpose of job as directed. JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE
COMPETENCIES Education: High School graduate with formal training
as a surgery tech. Associates in allied health surgical technology
preferred. Licensure: Surgical Technologist certification
preferred. CPR certification on hire or able to obtain within 60
days. Experience: 2 years in operating room as a surgical
technologist. Other Job Requirements: Knowledge of operating room
procedures. Knowledge of patient safety procedures. Skilled in
effective participation on surgical team. Skilled in safety and
infection control procedures. Skilled in equipment maintenance.
Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work
are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational
needs. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees
and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of
employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion,
termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,
compensation and training.
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