Under direct supervision of the Registered Nurse according to standard procedure, the surgical technician assists the surgical team through case preparation, surgical assistance, and after care of operating room patients, equipment and supplies. The technician also participates in unit activities.
SHIFT: 0630 -1500 ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Assists in delivery of patient care.
Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly, and safe environment.
- Assembles and prepares for procedures.
- Participates in performance of procedures.
- Assists with procedure completion.
- Assists with delivery of age appropriate care to patients.
Participate in unit activities.
- Insures availability of safe instruments and equipment.
- Returns equipment and supplies appropriately to contamination to proper storage following completion of procedure.
- Consistently demonstrates efficiency and timelines during case turnover.
- Participates in performance improvement (quality assurance).
- Takes appropriate action to prevent/manage accidents in the area.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Participates in budget and inventory control.
- Updates procedure cards when changes are necessary.
- Participates in staff and self-development.
- Performs other duties as delegated.
- Demonstrates positive customer service skills.
- Facilitates adhesiveness of Surgical Services.
• Appropriately access secured rooms with locked medication storage containers in order to perform assigned job function, which does not include management if medications.Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Required:
Graduation from an accredited high school or GED certificate. Completion of accredited Surgical Technologist Program and successfully completed certification exam; or a minimum of (6) years of recent experience as a surgical technician or with demonstrated competency in five or more specialties to include General, GYN, Ortho, Neuro and Plastics; good customer relations skills; effective verbal, written, and face-to-face communication skills. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES Required:
Current BCLS certification issued by the American Heart Association
Surgical Technologists that graduate after September 1, 2009 must hold and maintain a current certification as a Surgical Technologist within 180 days from the date of graduation. The certification must be from:
1. The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or its successor;
2. The National Center for Competency Testing or its successor; Another surgical technologist certification program approved by the department
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom