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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST EXTERN – Operating Room

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

20212900

JOB DESCRIPTION

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST EXTERN – Operating Room

Must be flexible, punctual, and be willing to learn in the surgical environment. 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.

EDUCATION  REQUIREMENTS:

Must be enrolled in an accredited program of surgical technology and who has completed at least 2 semesters.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES REQUIRED: BLS certified. Must obtain Certification through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) with in a 6 months of graduating

SCHEDULE:

PRN around school schedule

WORK SCHEDULE

PRN

JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

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