BLS for Healthcare Providers required
Assists the surgeon during surgical procedures. The complexity of procedures ranges from routine to moderate to difficult. The student technician at this level receives guidance and instruction from all levels of staff members at all times.
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Learns to make assessment of the needs of the patient and the surgeon by using physicians preference cards, policy and procedure manuals, and knowledgeable peers.
Scrubs with assistance or supervision and recognizes personal skill level.
Develops OR nursing care plans by working with RN V, ST IV, Asst. Nurse Manger and peers.
Constantly improves her/his scrubbing skills to include aseptic technique, draping, suture, and basic instrument care.
Organizes work and begins to demonstrate ability to prioritize.
Makes physician and/or nurse manager aware of changing clinical situations.
Maintains a professional demeanor throughout rotation.
Education: Enrolled in a diploma program at a surgical technology school; Must be above average in two quarters of school including attendance.
Experience: Has completed two quarters of clinical school courses
License, Registry, or Certification Required: Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) required prior to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or the military. (To register:
Blended Learning or In Person BLS through the American Red Cross; or Classroom or Skills Session BLS through the American Heart Association. Certification must include an in-person skills session.
Special Training: Has advanced skills for her/his level in school. Dealing with procedures, principles, and scrubbing practices.