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Surgical Tech Full-time

Category:  Perioperative/Surgery
Description:  TITLE:    Surgical Technician 
DEPARTMENT:    Perioperative 
POSITION STATUS/HOURS: Full-time position available. Shifts may vary as work hours range between 6:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Call rotation hours in addition to scheduled work hours (evenings, weekends and holidays). Response time is 30 minutes. Benefits eligible position! Come join our growing surgical department! 

JOB SUMMARY: 
The Surgical Tech provides care in the surgical setting directed toward meeting both the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient. He/she is a resource person and a teacher. Care given reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations. Utilizes initiative and strives to maintain steady level of productivity. The Surgical Tech is a self-starter, compatible, supportive and a team player. He/she communicates on behalf of the patient. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Assist in the Operating Room 
• Preparing the room and instruments, practice aseptic technique, sponge, instrument and sharps count, surgical scrub, gowning and gloving, setting up and maintaining a sterile field. 
• Assist with patient positioning, draping, suction, power equipment, electrical or mechanical equipment, documentation, use of communication devices, handling of blood/bodily fluids, administration of medication, function in urgent/emergent situations, preparation/application of dressings, removing of drapes, patient transfers 
• Assist with x-rays and specimens; assist with cleaning operating room and equipment 
• Central Sterilization duties which include but not limited to cleaning and wrapping instruments, sterilization of scopes and instruments 
• Demonstrates leadership skills 
• Demonstrates communication skills with other professionals, patient and family 
• Takes responsibility for self-development 
• Demonstrates strong, accurate decision making capabilities 
• Other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
Graduate of accredited Operating Room/Surgical Technician program or equivalent. Operating Room experience preferred but new grads are welcome! 

HOW TO APPLY: 
External applicants: Apply on-line and attach a current resume. Interviews will begin as soon as qualified applicants are received. 


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