Under the supervision of the OR staff, assists in the delivery of patient care during the interoperative phase according to the policies and procedures of the facility.
Anticipates physician preferences based upon scheduled surgical procedures contributing to achievement of established OR goals/performance numbers and improving patient outcomes.
Assists in operative procedures by preparing and passing instruments and supplies, holding retractors and cutting sutures.
Assists in the maintenance and care of specimens and prepares surgical specimen for laboratory analysis.
Assists in the preparation of the operative site in anticipation of the surgical procedure.
Follows universal precautions, and follows patient safety standards; and ensures proper cleaning, processing, and handling of all surgical instrumentation and scopes. applies the principles of asepsis to ensure the prevention of infection and maintain optimum patient care.
Work collaboratively with surgical team to perform and ensure accurate surgical counts. demonstrates knowledge of hospital acquired conditions.
Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.
Graduate from approved Surgical Tech program.
Minimum of 1 year of acute experience.
Experience in Ortho- total joints, General OR, Endo, and GYN is required.
Robotics experience is highly desireable.
Current BLS through American Heart Association
Current CST from a Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program