Surgical Tech Company: St Anthony Community Hospital City/State: Warwick, NY Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical Department: Operating Room Position: Full Time Hours: m-f varriable Shift: Day Req #: 10444 Posted Date: Mar 25, 2019 Apply Now External Applicant linkInternal Applicant link Job Details: Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe surgical technician functions as a member of the patient care team during surgical intervention, under the direction of a registered nurse, in conjunction with the surgeon, anesthesiologist, or nurse anesthetist. The surgical technician assists by preparing, handling and maintaining supplies and equipment required to deliver safe and effective perioperative care and is responsible for maintaining the sterile field during surgery.Essential Job FunctionsDemonstrates clear knowledge necessary to provide patient care by ensuring all instruments, equipment, and supplies are available for procedure.Communicate with other members of the health care team regarding the patient's condition during the Perioperative period.Demonstrates correct application for cleaning /disinfection of equipmentSpecimen Handling- *Protects welfare of patient by accurate handling of specimen. *Disposition of all surgical specimens, initial specimen label are entered into Pathology log book.Apply principles of asepsis, maintains sterile field technique at the sterile field, assists with terminal care of equipment and supplies after the surgical procedure is completed.Assist to prepare the OR and sterile field for surgical procedures including setting up sterile supplies, instruments & equipment & ensuring that surgical equipment function properly & safely.Assist healthcare professionals to move & position patients for surgery.Assist healthcare professionals to perform non-invasive prepping of the skin's surface & draping patients for surgery.Assist the surgeon's provision of hemostasis during surgery by handing instruments.Holding a retractor after placement by a healthcare professionalAnticipating instrument needs of a surgeonDemonstrate the ability to use the Autoclave for IUSS Immediate Use Steam Sterilization.Identifies emergency situations and institutes corrective actions in a calm and efficient mannerEmployment QualificationsHigh school graduate or equivalent required.Prior surgical technician experience required. Apply Now External Applicant linkInternal Applicant link Associated topics: cardiac, instructor, ob, operating room, operating room technician, or technician, sje, surgical assistant, surgical technologist, technologist surgical
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