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Bay Area Hospital, located in Oregon’s beautiful southern coast, is seeking an experienced Surgical Technologist to join our team. Our mission is to improve the health of our community. We are an independent, not-for-profit community hospital focused on patient care with a 129 beds.
EXPECTATION FOR ALL EMPLOYEES Support the organization’s mission, vision and values by adhering to the behavioral standards of Bay Area Hospital. Comply with all laws and regulations affecting Bay Area Hospital. Be familiar with and adhere to the Code of Conduct and support the Bay Area Hospital Compliance Program. Effective communication skills and the ability work effectively with people from various backgrounds are critical.
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists the physician performing a surgical procedure by establishing and maintaining a sterile field in the O.R., setting up equipment, scrubbing in, handing instruments and supplies to surgeon. Assists the surgical team by preparing patient for transport out of O.R. and cleaning O.R.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Functions as a scrub tech before, during, and after surgical procedures, performing duties that include, but are not limited to: o Establishing and maintaining a sterile field o Procedure-specific preparation and instrument/equipment set-up; ensuring all equipment and supplies are available/at hand o Handing off instruments/supplies to surgeon o Management of medications on the sterile field o Operation of laser o Suctioning upper airway of patient, as needed o Management of chest and wound drainage o Management of anatomical and body fluid specimens o Care of staples/sutures o Surgical instrument and supply counts o Applying dressings o Assisting with preparations for transport of patient out of O.R. o Assisting the team with cleaning and set up of O.R. in preparation for next case