• Certified Surgical Tech

    Job Locations US-ME-Brunswick
    Job ID
    2018-2669
    Job Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Category
    Other Clinical
    Unit
    Operating Room
    Shift
    7 am -5:30 pm 2 days/week; 7 am-3:30 pm 1 day/week
    Hours per Week
    28, plus call
  • Overview

    The Certified Surgical Technician/LPN Scrub Nurse functions under the supervision of the circulating Registered Nurse in assisting the surgeon in the surgical treatment of patients. He/she is expected to adhere to Operating Room standards and demonstrates knowledge of equipment, instruments, and procedures pertinent to the Operating Room. The Operating Room Technician must have a sense of responsibility and a willingness to meet the required time assignments and work load.

    Responsibilities

    •  Performs assigned duties in a timely, efficient, and team oriented manner. Prioritizes all tasks and duties to provide efficient work flow, realizing the impact this has on all staff, surgeons and anesthesiologists
    • Participates in Quality Improvement process as appropriate. Realizes he/she's responsibility to convey concerns regarding patient care issues, including equipment and supplies
    • Follows standards of universal precautions and aseptic technique. Recognizes breaks in technique and follows through appropriately. - Updates and initials cards for procedures/surgeons. Utilizes appropriate cards for each procedure and has the ability to adapt to unusual procedures. Pulls case carts completely. Works on accuracy of procedure cards continually
    • Demonstrates proper use and care of specialty equipment and instrumentation
    • Maintains service by following through with orders, communicating information to peers (new products/back orders) and keeping within established par levels. 
    • Maintains knowledge of techniques and principles of all areas of decontamination, processing and sterilization.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of accredited Certified Surgical Technologist Program
    • Flexibility to adapt well to change
    • Competent organizational/interpersonal skills
    • Competent clinical/technical skills
    • Ability to lift and bend with extended hours on one's feet throughout the day
    • Exposure to a variety of diseases
    • Experience required

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