Surgical Technologist - L&D - 24 hrs - Days -

Clinical/Allied Health
241252 Requisition #



Under direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and Surgical Team members,
responsible for the handling of surgical instruments, supplies and equipment necessary
during general to moderately complex surgical procedures. Ensures understanding of
the assigned surgical procedures being performed and anticipates the needs of the
assigned surgeon and surgical team members. Also provides service support related to
patient preparation, patient transport, and assisting surgical care team with specific
patient care duties to meet safety and comfort needs. Responds to emergent situations
according to established procedures.

1. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of advanced surgical techniques
2. Scrubs on general or moderately complex surgical procedures including the
a. Kidney Transplant
b. Endovascular
c. Carotid Endarterectomy Artery
d. Robotic General Surgery Procedures
e. Whipple Procedures
f. Core specific intermediate skill level competency
3. Demonstrates critical thinking skills in relation to anticipating the perioperative needs
of the patient and surgeon.
4. Prepares the operating room by setting table, instruments and supplies according to
type of surgery.
5. Assures proper functioning of instruments and equipment prior to use and reports
needed repairs appropriately. 

• High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.
• Graduate of a Surgical Technology program or six (6) months specialized patient
care training in the armed forces required.
• Specific knowledge of surgical procedures within the operating room (OR), in
addition to knowledge of surgical procedures, practices and techniques in providing
patient care and assisting surgeons in the O.R.

• Current BLS certification required or become BLS certified within one month of start
• Surgical Technologist certification preferred but not required.

    Additional Details

This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.


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