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Surgical Tech - Weekend - Digestive Health

Company: CARLE
Location: Ambia
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Surgical Technologist provides clinical support in the Digestive Health Center during a specified time frame. As a member of the endoscopy team, the Surgical Technologist assists with patient care activities, obtains specimens, assists physician with instruments and setting up and tearing down room between cases. Role includes reprocessing of endoscopes and accessory instruments and resource for technical equipment within the department.

  • Meets all criteria for Level 1
  • Assists in organization and coordination of supplies and equipment to maintain an efficient and cost effective department.
  • Collects data on assigned patients as directed by the RN and the unit based performance standards.
  • Performs accurate documentation duties on the nursing unit and in patient records as directed by unit based performance standards and guidelines.
  • Applies the principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner to maintain a clean and/or sterile environment. Maintains separation of clean and dirty.
  • Communicates effectively with team members and patients and families.
  • Assists providers with procedures and treatments.
  • Assists in cleaning and sterilization of instruments in accordance with unit and hospital policy and nursing society guidelines.
  • Cleans and stocks exam and procedure rooms.
  • Obtains specimens and transports in accordance to hospital policy.
  • Resource for technical equipment within the department.
  • Assists with inventory and restocking of supplies.
  • Attends precepting class and participates in orientation and training of other surgical team members.
  • Assists nurses in performing circulating skills and tasks.
  • Participates in unit education though educational presentations (power point, posters, lectures, etc.)
    • Assists the physician with equipment needed to perform procedure.
    • Prepares the procedure room with appropriate supplies and equipment.
    • Reprocesses endoscopes.
    • Assists the RN. Provides care to patients that is within their scope as directed by the RN.
    • Assists the physician in collecting specimens.

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , Surgical Tech - Weekend - Digestive Health, Healthcare , Ambia, Illinois

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