Surgical Technician - Surgical Elite Of Avondale (18437-147)

United Surgical Partners International Avondale , AZ 85392

Posted 2 months ago

Surgical Elite of Avondale, is seeking a motivated Surgical Technician to join our team. Surgical Elite of Avondale is a fast paced environment committed to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families.

Job Summary:
Anticipates the needs of the surgical team. Establishes and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Clinical Director/Administrator.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures.

  • Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment.

  • 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.

  • Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants.

  • Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated.

  • Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimen with surgeon.

  • Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets.

  • Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background.

  • Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment.

  • Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills.

  • Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment.

  • Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.

  • Attends inservices, conferences, and meetings as required.

  • Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staffs, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.

  • Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the center.

  • Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center.

  • Complies with Policies and Procedures, and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient care environment.

Education and/or Experience:High School Diploma / GED; completion of a Scrub Technician Program. Certification preferable. One year experience as a Scrub Tech in multiple specialties or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Reasoning Ability:Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other skills and abilities:General familiarity with medical terminology as it pertains to anatomy and surgical procedures for an operating room.

Job Type: Full-time

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