Surgical Technician/OR/Full-time Afternoons

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

Detroit Receiving Hospital/UHC Detroit, MI

Company
Detroit Receiving Hospital/UHC
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
20415BR
AJE Ref #
575990476
Location
Detroit, MI
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title
Surgical Technician/OR/Full-time Afternoons

Job Location Name
Detroit Receiving Hospital/UHC

Job Description
Under direct supervision, and according to established policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties in the OR and related areas to assist the surgical team.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Scrubs on all types of operating procedures; handles surgical instruments, sutures & sponges; anticipates the needs of the surgeon, assisting as necessary. Maintains strict aseptic technique, assumes joint responsibility with the circulating nurse for ensuring that all are accounted for during and after the operation. Observes patient's condition while in the OR; reports any changes to the staff nurse and/or anesthesia.*

2. Prepares for scheduled operative procedures, ensuring that necessary equipment, instruments and supplies are available and ready for use.*

3. Maintains a clean and safe OR environment; cleans rooms and sterilizes equipment. Restocks OR with standard supplies and assists in updating surgical instrument sets. Maintains power equipment and specialty instrumentation within assigned specialty areas.*

4. Assists in the transportation of patients to and from the OR; verifies patient identity; assists with lifting and positioning of patient for surgical procedures.*

5. May assist as second circulator under the direction of a registered nurse. Prepares materials to be presented in dept in-service education programs as assigned. Assists in the trial and evaluation of new surgical products. Provides input to managers in developing new policies and procedures for the department. Participates on committees as assigned.*

6. Performs other related duties as assigned.*

Minimum Qualifications
1. High school diploma or equivalent and...
Equivalent DMC surgical technician training program or...
Equivalent combination of training and/or experience or...
Successful completion of an accredited surgical technician program.

2. Certification by the Association of Surgical Technologists highly desirable.

3. One to two years experience as a surgical technician preferred.

Category
Technician

Work Shift
Afternoons

Benefit Status
FULL TIME

Bi-Weekly Hours
80

Work Week
Varies, includes week-ends

At Detroit Medical Center (DMC), we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.