NOW HIRING! Surgical Technologist in Saint Joseph, MO
13th October, 2020
Job Type: Direct
$3,000 bonus for a two year commitment.
General Job Duties
Assumes responsibility for setting up and passing instruments, labeling medications, holding retractors, assisting the surgeon, and assists with circulating duties as necessary. Applies and maintains principles of asepsis and infection control skillfully.
Assists in preparing the operating room for procedure, obtaining needed equipment and supplies. Maintains working knowledge of assembly and function of surgical instrumentation and equipment.
Completes required sponge, needle and instrument counts following policy/procedure.
Anticipates the needs of equipment and instruments by the surgeon during an operation utilizing physician preference cards. Researches information of surgical procedure as needed.
Handles and cares for surgical specimens according to policy/procedure.
Prepared the operating room for the next procedure by utilizing proper cleaning techniques and returning equipment to designated area. Assists with positioning, prepping, draping of the patient, and with transfer of the patient to and from the operating room. Applies surgical dressings.
Practices within limitations of preparation and experience and maintains continuing education relative to practice. Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others (example: students, orientees).
Takes mandatory stand-by call to ensure 24/7 capabilities of OR.
Other duties as assigned
Equipment utilized: No charting required for techs. Access to the pyxis to help pull for cases. Typical OR instrumentation, tables, and positioning devices.
2 years scrubbing experience
Schedule: 10-hour shifts. Will not work alone. Call 5-6 times per 4-week schedule period both weekday and weekend. Occasional off shift (weekend, night)
Bed Size: 14 OR rooms
Orientation provided based on current level of independent functioning in the OR setting.