The Surgical Technologist performs as a member of surgical team providing technical patient care and hands-on expertise in the handling of surgical instruments and equipment during routine and emergency cases. Assembles and prepares equipment, instruments, and supplies for all specialties using surgeon preference cards as a reference. Sets up and maintains sterile field while anticipating and responding to the surgeon’s intra-operative needs. Functions as 2nd assistant during surgical procedure. Understands and maintains current knowledge and practice of hospital policies and procedures.
Graduate of an approved one-year surgical technologist program
Knowledgeable in aseptic technique, scrub skills, anatomy, and surgical procedures
Knowledgeable and purpose of correct medications and solutions used on the surgical field
(Monday-Friday); Saturday Day Shift; Weekday/Weekend and Holiday On-Call Requirements
Internal Number: 8157BR
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