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Surgical Tech - OR

Company: CARLE
Location: Covington
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Surgical Technician functions as an integral part of the perioperative team as the first, second or assisting Surgical Technician under the supervision of the Registered Nurse in delivering safe and effective care to the patient during the intraoperative period.Meets all criteria for Level 1Applies the principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner to maintain a sterile environment. Demonstrates competency in select technical and psychomotor skills, judgment and appropriate knowledge base. Provides age specific care to obstetrical patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the department.Assists in organization and coordination of supplies and equipment to maintain an efficient and cost effective department.Maintains a safe environment for patients, co-workers and self. Demonstrates awareness of and adherence to safety and legal requirements established at the hospital and unit level and established policies and procedures.Charges for equipment and supplies.Participates in room turnover and set-up.Maintains and cleans equipment and identifies items needing repair per policy.Effectively performs sterilization, disinfection and document loads per policy.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.)Applies principles of asepsis to maintain sterility during surgical set up and procedureMaintains and cleans equipment and identifies items needing repair per policyAssist with obtaining supplies, equipment, and positioning devices as well as assisting with the positioning of the patient for procedures.Performs sterilization of surgical instrumentation and documents per policy.Scrubbing duties to include classes for Medical Students, Residents, and other studentsTurns OR rooms over and sets up for next patient in an efficient mannerClinical Skills are Proficient in minimum of 7 specialties per Level II requirements

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , Surgical Tech - OR, Healthcare , Covington, Illinois

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