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McLaren Health Care Surgical Technologist in Port Huron, Michigan

Description

Dept: Operating Room

Hours per pay period: 64

Schedule : Varied

Position Summary:

Assists surgeons and other medical professionals in operating rooms and similar environments. Prepares patients, rooms and equipment for pending surgical procedures. Assists during those procedures as part of the surgical team.

Responsibilities:

  1. Prepares operating rooms, ensuring that all equipment and supplies needed for the procedure are properly disinfected, assembled and in working order.

  2. Ensures the preparation and maintenance of the sterile field in the operating room.

  3. Provides supportive care during the pre-operative phase.

  4. Prepares patient's skin for surgery; moves and positions patients in the operating room; monitors vital signs and observes status.

  5. During surgery performs scrub functions including passing sterile surgical equipment to surgeons, may cut sutures, tracking items used/performing instrument counts, collecting and labeling specimens taken and helping dress a patient's wounds. May transport patient after procedure.

  6. Ensures that operating rooms are clean, sterile, and stocked prior to next procedure.

  7. Performs clerical duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining logs, pulling up and/or entering patient information, doing inventory and supporting the administrative and clerical staff as needed.

  8. Delivers compassionate support, attention, and assistance to patients and families.

  9. Ensures compliance with all health care regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.

  10. Maintains safe and clean working environment and protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control, hazardous waste and other policies and protocols.

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Completion of an accredited surgical technology training program

  • Certification as a surgical technologist from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting

  • BLS Certification

Preferred:

  • One year of experience in a medical setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. A basic understanding of patient care, medical terminology, anatomy, surgical techniques and equipment, coding procedures for surgical technologist practice scope.

  2. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills.

  3. Working knowledge of sterile and aseptic technique.

  4. Familiarity with electronic medical health care record systems.

  5. Ability to handle multiple requests and prioritize appropriately.

  6. Ability to work in stressful situations.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Port Huron-McLaren Port Huron

Organization McLaren Port Huron-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Part-time

Req ID: 20004944

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