Certified Surgical Technologist

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Plymouth
  • Plymouth, MA
  • Sep 11, 2020
Full time Technologist

Job Description

· Demonstrates the Core Values of Integrity, Trust, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence in all interactions and communications. · Demonstrates excellent organizational skills in preparing for surgical procedures. · Prepares instruments, supplies and equipment to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for the patient. · Incorporates personal integrity and surgical conscience into all aspects of performance. · Collaborates with the registered nurse and perioperative team in order to implement the care plan for the patient's procedure. · Collaborates in a positive manner with central sterilization staff · Ensures environmental safety for patients and personnel by wearing appropriate surgical attire and personal protective equipment, anticipating the needs of the patient and the perioperative team and maintaining aseptic technique. · Actively participates in universal protocol and time out processes according to policy. · Initiates proper procedure for sponge, needle and instrument counts. · Ensures proper care and handling of specimens. · Initiates proper procedure for care and handling of medications on the sterile field. · Ensures proper care, labelling and handling of equipment and instrumentation. · Holds retractors or instruments, sponges or suctions operative site, cuts suture material, connects drains to suction apparatus and applies dressing material as directed by the surgeon · Cleans and prepares instruments for decontamination and sterilization. · Assists other members of team with cleaning of surgical suite · Assists in prepping room for the next patient · Demonstrates proficient computer skills with Meditech and ORM to print preference cards/schedules as needed. · Serves as a preceptor/mentor to new operating room staff. · Attends staff meetings, inservices and continuing education opportunities to augment learning. · Maintains patient's rights to privacy and confidentiality. It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required. Education/Experience Required: · Possesses organizational and planning skills. · Proficient computer skills – Meditech, ORM · Ability to concentrate and prioritize in distracting environment. · Ability to work at an efficient and quick pace. · Ability to work in surgical services environment. · Graduate of an accredited program for Surgical Technologists. Registration/Certification: · Certified Operating Room Technician. · BLS Certification

Employment Type

Full time