Beaumont Health System Surgical Technologist in Royal Oak, Michigan
div Potential sign on bonus available! $5,000 for Full-Time and $2,500 for Part-Time Surgical Techs**spanspanbspanspanGENERAL SUMMARY: /span/span/b/span/spanspanspanspanspanSurgical technologists work under the supervision and delegatory authority of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists are experts in the theory and application of the principles of asepsis and sterile technique to combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation and tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The surgical technologist handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. He/she has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. He/she has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field./span/span/span/span spanspanbspanspanESSENTIAL DUTIES:/span/span/b /span/spanollispanspanspanspanPrepares and anticipates instrumentation, equipment, and supplies for usage during the procedure./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanSets up the sterile back table and Mayo stand with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for the procedure./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanPerforms initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanParticipates in the surgical site and patient verification during the briefing process./span/span/span/span/li/ol ol start="5"lispanspanspanspanAssists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanAnticipates the needs of the surgeon by passing instruments and supplies to surgeon during procedure./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanMaintains highest standard of sterile technique during the procedure./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanPrepares and passes off specimen(s) as appropriate/span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanCleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanAssists other members of the team with cleaning the operating room to facilitate turn overs./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanParticipates in debriefing and quality improvement practices to ensure quality patient care./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanAssists in the development of a proper learning environment in relation to orientation and education of personnel and students./span/span/span/span/lilispanspanspanspanPerforms other duties as assigned.