SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/14/2016

Bryan Health Lincoln, NE

Company
Bryan Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
102726
AJE Ref #
576129673
Location
Lincoln, NE
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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SUMMARY

The Surgical Technologist functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team providing a safe environment for all age groups of surgical patients; assists the perioperative nurse with patient care; prepares and maintains supplies in the operating room (OR) while maintaining a professional and efficient manner; assures that procedure preparations are based on individual patient and anticipates the needs of the surgeon.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

*Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.

*Functions in the scrub role by preparing, organizing, and anticipating needed instruments, supplies, and equipment for safe patient care and operative procedure.

*Will not first assist with any procedure; will not do any incision closures.

*May apply skin staples when skin edges have been approximated by credentialed physician/PA/APRN.

*May apply skin sealant and steristrips as part of the dressing after skin has been closed.

*Defines and practices aseptic technique and infection control principles as they apply to the OR.

*Safely and efficiently passes surgical instruments and supplies in the operating room (OR) and labor and delivery room (LDR); properly identifies, preserves and manages tissue and fluid specimens and cultures.

*Manages supplies, instruments and equipment appropriately according to Medical Center procedure.

*Assists the nurse in perioperative care of the patient including transporting and positioning; counts/preps surgical instruments and supplies.

*Delivers medications (drugs or biologicals) received in the surgical suite to the appropriate operating room via case cart or medication cart.

*Handles and prepares medication for use on the sterile field in the operating room under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and physician.

*Participates in unit-based activities, staff meetings, and committees.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from a Surgical Technology program required. Surgical Tech Certification desired. Prior experience working as a Surgical Technologist desired. Certification in Basic Life Support (CPR) required.

Bryan Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, marital, disability and/or veteran status. Bryan Health hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.