Surgical Technician

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  • Savannah, GA
  • SJH - Operating Room
  • Part-time Casual (PRN) - Other
  • Req #: PR17641-11462
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Scrub Technician provides patient care under the direct supervision of the O.R. Staff Nurse through scrubbing surgical cases. Assisting the Nurse with circulating duties to include: helping to obtain the appropriate supplies, instruments, and equipment for surgical procedure.
  • Education
    • Graduate of a Surgical Technician Program  - Preferred
  • Experience
    • 1 Year Surgical Technician - Preferred
  • License & Certification
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) - Required
  • Core Job Functions
    • Set up OR room per guidelines for each procedure, with quick turn over times between cases.
    • Seeks and maintains National certification after one year of employment and or eligibility requirements met for specific certification.
    • Light sources, instruments and accessory equipment are consistently checked for proper functioning. Performs as an assistant to attending physician under the direction of a physician or registered nurse. Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures by cleaning counters, light sources, carts, emptying suction canisters and sets up appropriate equipment for next procedure.
    • Correct procedure card for supplies and instruments is identified and used. Sufficient quantities of supplies and instruments are pulled for each procedure. Case carts are completed accurately and promptly.
    • Assists in room set up. Helps move/transport patients. Assists with patient prepping.
    • Educates and implements AORN standards. Educates and implements environmental standards.
    • Follows established processes for achievement of tasks. Keep team leader/management team informed of tasks not completed or challenges in assignments.
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