OR Technician Certified PRN (Cardiovascular Surgery)

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Brandon, Florida
  • Posted: October 11, 2017
  • Reference ID: 01384-11570
The Surgical Technologist performs a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Assembles supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures.
  • Prepares sterile instrument table.
  • Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.
  • Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  • Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.
  • Transports patients to and from surgical suite.
  • Positions patient according to type of surgery.
  • Assists the surgical team in surgical procedures which may include passing instruments, sponges and sutures.
  • Maintains work area.
  • Gathers equipment for cleaning and sterilization.
  • Assists in the monitoring of the patient through the procedure.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of a formal surgical technologist program or equivalent training.
  • Certification as a Surgical Technologist required.
  • Hospital Surgical Tech experience preferred.
  • Detail-oriented with ability to sustain concentration over long periods of time.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

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