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PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The Surgical Technician prepares and maintains a sterile field during surgical procedures, passes instruments to the surgeon and performs basic level assisting duties. Provide all supplies, equipment and instruments for assigned procedures, can serve as a second circulator, assist in monitoring use and ordering of supplies, function as preceptor, participate in cleaning of rooms, and equipment, and assist in meeting any other department needs.
Duty 1: Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served in surgery.
Duty 2: Collaborates with the physician regarding patient condition and treatment plan for the impending surgical procedure.
Duty 3: Complies with organizational policies, procedures, and practices to ensure quality job performance and hospital compliance.
Duty 4: Utilizes supplies in a cost effective manner and actively participates in the daily ordering and stocking of equipment and supplies.
Duty 5: Consistently uses good body mechanics while performing daily duties.
Duty 6: Completes departmental and BVRHC competencies within the specified time frame.
Duty 7: Capable of patient identification, documenting patient care, and completing charges in the role of a second circulator.
Duty 8: Capable of using all patient care equipment and notifying appropriate personnel in the event of a failure.
Duty 9: Skillfully performs scrub role by: constantly maintaining sterile field for all assigned cases, functioning effectively / efficiently in emergency / on-call situations, utilizing universal precautions in all patient care activities, and must be able to independently scrub all surgical cases, done on the Bluffton campus.
Duty10: Flexible to any potential changes in work load or schedule to allow for more efficient patient care.
Duty 11: Actively participates with intradepartmental meetings and in-services, reviews minutes, and keeps self-informed of any changes within the department.