Surgical Technologist - Surgical Services

  • Jefferson Healthcare
  • Port Townsend, WA 98368
  • Apr 12, 2021

Job Description

Assists in all aspects of surgery. The Tech is responsible for preparing the surgical room including set-up of operating room by sterilizing and laying out of necessary surgical instruments prior to surgery, assists as needed during procedures. Education and/or Experience Required High school graduate or GED equivalency Current WA State Surgical Technologist Registration Current BLS Preferred Previous hospital experience; surgical services experience National Certification One year of surgical technologist experience Major Responsibilities Assists in the preparation of the unit including patient rooms and beds for receiving patient. Assists with patient transport and discharge Assists in the set-up of equipment of specialized procedures for the nursing and physician intervention Collects and transports specimens to the correct department Assists as needed in special procedures, sterile processing, PACU, Ambulatory and Surgery Departments Operate simple to complex equipment Able to function at the desk and assist the nursing staff by meeting and assisting those seeking information such as; taking routine messages as necessary. Calls other departments with the requests and messages as required Assists in gathering information pertinent to procedure Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment by cleaning the OR, cleaning equipment and preparing for disinfection or sterilization, reporting equipment that is out of order Orders adequate supplies weekly. Follow-up on loaned items. Puts away supplies and equipment Schedule 1.0 FTE; 40 hours/week; Day Shift

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