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JOB TITLE: Surgical Technician
REPORTS TO: Charge Nurse
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
**This position is for the new DeNovo ASC opening soon! Preferably applicants will be based out of St Petersburg, FL but you will be expected to train and onboard in Largo, FL at our existing ASC**
Ability to assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurse and surgical assistants. Assists in the organization and daily function of the operating room in accordance with established Federal, State and accreditation standards and ASC policies and procedures. Assists the nurses and surgeons in delivering the highest standard of patient care available.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Knowledge of central and sterile supply department. Opens all sterile packs according to sterile technique and prepares instruments as needed. Helps prepare operating room by setting up surgical instruments; ensuring equipment works properly, labels sterile solutions. Helps gather supplies and equipment in the room. Maintains record on field of medication used intra-operatively, specimens retrieved, tissue implanted, implants, liquids or chemicals on field. Passes instruments and other sterile supplies to surgical assistants. May hold retractors, cut suture, help count sponges, needles or blades if applicable. Prepares, cares for and dispose specimens taken for laboratory analysis. Ability to operate sterilizer, lights, suction, and other operating room equipment/ diagnostic equipment. Assists in patient transfer to PACU, if needed. Helps clean and restock operating room. Assists with any technical function under supervision of system to carry out a safe operation. Ability to prep, drape and position the patient for surgery. Prepares for case according to surgeon’s preference card. Gathers supplies needed and anticipates needs for case. Needs manual dexterity to handle instruments. Must be emotionally conscientious, orderly, and emotionally stable to handle the OR environment.
LANGUAGE SKILLS/COMPUTER SKILLS
The employee must be able to:
ACCIDENT OR HEALTH HAZARDS
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