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Beaumont Health System Surgical Technologist in Troy, Michigan

General Summary:Surgical 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.Essential Duties:ulliPrepares and anticipates instrumentation, equipment, and supplies for usage during the procedure./liliSets up the sterile back table and Mayo stand with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for the procedure./liliPerforms initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator./liliParticipates in the surgical site and patient verification during the briefing process./liliAssists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field./liliAnticipates the needs of the surgeon by passing instruments and supplies to surgeon during procedure./liliMaintains highest standard of sterile technique during the procedure./liliPrepares and passes off specimen(s) as appropriate/liliCleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization./liliAssists other members of the team with cleaning the operating room to facilitate turn overs./liliParticipates in debriefing and quality improvement practices to ensure quality patient care./liliAssists in the development of a proper learning environment in relation to orientation and education of personnel and students./li/ulStandard Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.uEducation / Training:/u Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program.uWork Experience/u: Preferred but not required.uCertification, Licensure, Registration/u: Certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) preferred. Certification mandated within 6 months of date of hire. Membership to the AST preferred but not required.BLS through the American Heart Association requireduOther Qualifications/u: Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills, and able to adapt to rapidly changing environment. uPlease note that this position requires 1-12 hour shift per week and is not eligible for employment benefits/uBeaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.lt

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