Surgical Technologist - Main Operating Room
Allied, Perioperative | Full time |
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining the sterile field, anticipating the needs of the surgical team and being constantly vigilant to adherence of aseptic technique by all team members under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates basic surgical case preparation by organizing and prioritizing patient care preparation in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team under the direction of the circulating nurse.
  • Differentiates between sterile and unsterile items processed by various sterilization methods.
  • Demonstrates principles of aseptic technique and sterile conscience.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrates awareness of environmental safety practices for patient, self and team at all times.
  • Supports operating room procedures.
  • 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.

Position Compensation Range: $18.37 - $28.47 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High School graduate or Equivalent and must have graduated from an accredited Surgical Technologist Training Program.
  • No experience required
  •  American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

Physical Demands: Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping, reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive); Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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