Certified Surgical Technologist for Labor & Delivery (FT Nights) – Loris
- Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
- Must be flexible, punctual, and be willing to learn in the surgical environment
- Work under the supervision and delegatory authority of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.
- Ensures the availability and preparedness of OR rooms, supplies and equipment needed to support efficient and effective perioperative processes.
- Responsible for having sterile instruments, sutures, and equipment necessary for the surgical procedure, along with a working knowledge of each device
- Assist with positioning and prepping according to the standards of practice and policies and procedures of the department and the hospital
- Performs initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator and performs additional counts as necessary
- Assists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field.
- Participates in the surgical site and patient verification during the time out procedure.
- Required to maintain the sterile field to ensure patient/employee safety by maintaining highest standard of sterile technique during the procedure
- Prepares and passes off specimen(s) as appropriate.
- Assist in lifting, turning, positioning, and preparing patients for surgical procedures, using proper body mechanics
- Assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment.
- Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization.
- Assists other members of the team with terminal cleaning of room
- Uses standard precautions and appropriate personal protective equipment when working around or handling hazardous substances, including blood and body fluids.
- Promotes and fosters an environment of comfort and safety for patients and visitors.
- Performs or assists with performing nutritional/ hydration interventions (feeding, providing fluids, H20 or snacks).
- Identifies and communicates appropriate patient data to members of the interdisciplinary team.
- Collects and records patient related data through the performance of direct care tasks.
- Demonstrates continued professional growth through setting goals and participating in Evidence Based tasks.
- Utilizes appropriate health and safety to protect both the patient and staff.
- Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion and respect for all patients, families, and visitors.
- Performs general transportation and courier duties as directed.
- Participates proactively in problem solving initiatives
- A graduate of an accredited program of surgical technology
Licenses and/or Certifications:
- BLS certified
- Certification through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
Loris, SC, United States