Job Summary: PLEASE NOTE:If you did not graduate from an Accredited Surgical Technician program and/or have no work experience in an operating room (or Endoscopy Unit) setting as a Surg. Tech, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY.
Reporting Relationship: Reports to OR Manager & Clinical Director.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities of a surgical tech and includes : 1-Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. 2- Keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated. 3-Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background. 4-Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment. 5-Attends in services, conferences, and meetings as required. 6- Communicates and maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.
Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma / GED; Some college preferred.
Completion of a Scrub Technician Program. Certification (NCCT or CST) required. 2-3 years experience as a Scrub Tech in multiple specialties or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Surgical technician skill set.
Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that shall be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and sit for prolonged periods as necessitated by the surgery or procedure. Occasional moving and lifting of equipment, trays and supplies.
Experience in the following specialties strongly preferred.: GI, UROLOGY. ENT, HAND-ORTHO, PLASTICS, PODIATRY, OPHTHALMOLOGY, GENERAL and PAIN.
United Surgical Partners International