Surgical Technician - OR

Compensation

: $127,065.00 - $59,220.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



Nason Medical Center

Description

Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assemble supplies and equipment for procedures.
  • Prepare and organize sterile supplies and instruments for procedures.
  • Perform accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator.
  • Assist with placement of sterile drapes.
  • Provide instruments and supplies to the surgical team during procedures.
  • Maintain an organized sterile field. Ensure sterility of the field and take corrective actions as needed
  • Prepare sterile dressings.
  • Label and provide medications/fluids as per policy/procedure.
  • Anticipate need for supplies.
  • Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.
  • Assist with post-procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.
  • Assess set up and supplies to ensure preparation for procedures.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Education
    Graduate of a Program in Surgical Technology

    Required Skills
    Certifications:
    -Basic Life Support (BLS)
    -CST certification required


    -Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
    -Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
    -Working irregular hours including call hours.?

    -Basic computer skills.


    Associated topics: general surgery, laparoscopic, robotics, surg, surgeon, surgery, surgery physician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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