The Surgical Technologist functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team providing a safe environment for all age groups of surgical patients; assists the perioperative nurse with patient care; prepares and maintains supplies in the operating room (OR) while maintaining a professional and efficient manner; assures that procedure preparations are based on individual patient and anticipates the needs of the surgeon.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.
Functions in the scrub role by preparing, organizing, and anticipating needed instruments, supplies, and equipment for safe patient care and operative procedure.
Will not first assist with any procedure; will not do any incision closures.
May apply skin staples when skin edges have been approximated by credentialed physician/PA/APRN.
May apply skin sealant and steristrips as part of the dressing after skin has been closed.
Defines and practices aseptic technique and infection control principles as they apply to the OR.
Safely and efficiently passes surgical instruments and supplies in the operating room (OR) and labor and delivery room (LDR); properly identifies, preserves and manages tissue and fluid specimens and cultures.
Manages supplies, instruments and equipment appropriately according to Medical Center procedure.
Assists the nurse in perioperative care of the patient including transporting and positioning; counts/preps surgical instruments and supplies.
Delivers medications (drugs or biologicals) received in the surgical suite to the appropriate operating room via case cart or medication cart.
Handles and prepares medication for use on the sterile field in the operating room under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and physician.
Participates in unit-based activities, staff meetings, and committees.
Graduation from a Surgical Technology program required. Surgical Tech Certification desired. Prior experience working as a Surgical Technologist desired. Certification in Basic Life Support (CPR) required.
Internal Number: 003
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