United Surgical Partners International Orlando , FL 32801
In this PRN position, the Surgical Technician cares for and maintains all surgical instrumentation and sets up supplies and instruments for eye surgery cases. This role anticipates the needs of the surgical team. Establishes and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
1.Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures.
2.Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment.
3.Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse.
4.Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants.
5.Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated.
6.Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets.
7.Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background.
8.Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment.
9.Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills.
10. Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Completion of a Scrub Technician Program. Certification preferable.
Knows operating room instrumentation.
Ability to prepare reports and keep records.
Familiarity with medical terminology and departmental supply items is required.