Assists in the care and preparation of the surgical patient. Functions as a member of the surgical team creating and maintaining a sterile field. Knowledgeable about instruments, supplies and equipment used during a surgical procedure. Understands the procedure being performed and has the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age specific needs. Provides care needed as described in the department’s policies and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EQUIPMENT COMPETENCIES
EDUCATION Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program.
Olympic Medical Center is a 126 bed community hospital located on the magnificent north Olympic Peninsula of WA state. We are proud of our national reputation for quality and outstanding quality of life.