The Surgical Tech facilitates the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.
Prepares surgical operating suite with sterile drapes and sterile solutions as well as appropriate sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.
Hands required/requested instruments and supplies to surgeon during surgery.
Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
Maintains instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instruments counts throughout procedures.
Fulfills the essential functions of the Surgical Technologist. Expedites and organizes the preparation for unexpected events, giving direction and support to the less experienced team members.
Scrubs independently on complex procedures in all specialties; handles surgical instruments, needles and sharps, and sponges; and, anticipates the needs of the surgeon in all specialties. Acts as preferred scrub person for complex cases in all service specialties that utilize highly technical equipment and complex instrumentation.
Suggests and assures changes are made to the surgeon’s preference cards as approved to include supplies, equipment, positioning devices and performs other related duties.
Coordinates educational programs that may be presented internally or externally. Serves as a train the trainer for specialty equipment or instrumentation. Serves as a resource person.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May be required to be "on-call."
Certified Basic BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Certified Surgical Tech specializing in Surgery credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
Experience in Orthopedic surgery
Experience in robotics, da Vinci Surgical System
Experience in Cardiovascular surgery
Education & Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Successful completion of a surgical technologist program or hospital conducted on-the-job training is required.
Hospital conducted on-the-job-training requires documentation of orientation.
New graduates from an accredited educational program for surgical technologists must show documentation of certification within 180 days after the date of graduation, unless you were employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility prior to September 1, 2009.
Minimum of one (1) year work experience in the scrub role is required.
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