How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. It is an exciting time at Hackensack University Medical Center, come join our Heart and Vascular department where we are opening up two brand new state of the art Hybrid Operating Rooms which will specialize in cardiovascular procedures.
The Surgical Tech, CCL Hybrid is responsible for cleaning and handling instruments following standard policies while maintaining updated records.
A day in the life of a Surgical Tech, CCL Hybrid at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Follows policy in standardization of set-ups and utilization of surgeon preference and assumes responsibility for the care and proper handling of instruments by neatly organizing all instrumentation before returning to decontamination room and returning all clean supplies to designated areas.
Maintains count of sponges, needles, instruments and administrates and labels medications all accordingly to established policy.
Handles specimens according to O.R. Policy and Procedures.
Controls contamination and provides for decontamination, disinfections, sterilization and sanitation of instruments and equipment.
Removes used equipment and properly disposes of contaminated needles and syringes at end of procedures.
Participates in team conference to plan care and evaluates effectiveness of patient care and assists circulator in revising plan of care.
Maintains ST skills proficiency checklist up to date by checking off equipment and cases, circulating or scrub when rotated through specialty areas. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.). 9. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program or appropriate training program.
Certified Surgical Technologist preferred.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
Hackensack University Medical Center