Surgical Tech II, Labor And Delivery, Midtown,7Pm-7:30Am

Emory Healthcare Atlanta , GA 30308

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

We're looking for passionate women's services nurses who are ready to join a team that's redefining quality nursing care. As integral members of high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcare's Labor & Delivery, Mother/Baby and NICUs are where we offer live-saving, innovative care to medically complex patients.

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists surgeons and nurses with patients, equipment preparation, aseptic technique, and surgical procedures in the operating room.

  • Prepares the operating room for surgery by assembling routine supplies, materials, instruments, and equipment; obtains special supplies indicated by physician.

  • Set up and operate a variety of specialized instrumentation, manual and powered equipment.

  • Follows procedures for pre and post-operative accounting of sharps, sponges and instruments used in the surgical set up.

  • Accountable for the care and handling of instruments and equipment.

  • Maintains inventory of sterile surgical supplies to ensure immediate availability.

  • Operates sterilization equipment for the proper sterilization of surgical instruments.

  • Follows established sterilization policy and procedures.

  • Assists in evaluating various products, supplies and equipment pertinent to the operating room.

  • Assists in the preparation, transportation, and positioning of patients for surgery and provides for the physical comfort, safety and privacy during the intra-operative patient.

  • Observes patient for symptoms which may indicate a change in condition; reports significant observations to the appropriate member of the medical team for immediate attention.

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the principles of sterile technique and infection control; practices appropriate procedures to maintain a sterile environment.

  • Appropriately cleans surgical instruments and equipment.

  • Prepares tissue and other specimens for laboratory analyses.

  • Performs other related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Successful completion of a surgical technician training program or equivalent job training.

  • Certified as a surgical technician or two years of experience in lieu of certification.

  • Heartsaver certification required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Surgical Tech II, Labor And Delivery, Midtown,7Pm-7:30Am

Emory Healthcare