Surgical Support Technician - OPSC OR
Job ID: R0023760 | Healthcare Specialists | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for rendering technical patient care and assistance to an assigned patient population under the supervision of a higher-level healthcare professional in the main operating room and/or satellite areas.
  • Interacts with patients in an appropriate manner.
  • Adheres to basic sterile technique practices.
  • Assists in the maintenance of a safe environment for patients self and staff.
  • Recognizes the importance of time-sensitive issues.
  • Supports operating room procedures.
  • Maintains patient positioning devices.
  • Demonstrates proper room cleaning/turnover.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per departmental policy.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the delivery of technical patient care.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $13.00 - $19.93 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: High school or equivalent. Surgical Support – OR training program is required for continued employment in the OR as a Surgical Support Technician.
  • Experience:1+ years of customer service or patient care experience, including, but not limited to, volunteering, or other customer-facing experiences is preferred.
  • License/Certification: CNA preferred, EMT preferred. CNA or EMT requirement within 2 years of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/walking and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, cold, radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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