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Surgical Technician - Part-Time

at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

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Position Title:Surgical Technician - Part-Time

Department:Surgery Center

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Job Description

General Description:
Under immediate to general supervision, provides technical assistance in the capacity of a surgical (scrub) technician in an operating room, labor and delivery or other facility performing surgical procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Learns to use Physician's preference cards to assist in preparing the operating room for the surgical procedure
Prepares sterile field by the opening of instruments and supplies utilizing sterile technique
Performs the surgical scrub prior to the patient entering the room on all procedures
Assists in preparing operative field by assisting the physician in draping the patient
Preserves and ensures correct identification of operative specimens for laboratory analysis
Obtains special equipment such as electrosurgical machines and diagnostic lights and ensures that they are in working order
Manipulates such instruments to aid in the efficiency of the surgeon and avoid hazard to patient
Observes progress of surgery and provides additional instruments, supplies or other items as needed
Recognizes and corrects breaks in sterile technique
Participates in sponge, needle and instrument counts as directed by the circulating nurse
Cleans or sterilizes contaminated instruments, equipment and supplies; cleans operating room areas; disposes of soiled linen
Assists in the training of surgical technicians
If assigned to the Labor and Delivery unit incumbent may be required to perform a variety of clerical and technical direct patient care activities

General Responsibilities:
Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Graduation from an accredited school/program for Surgical Technicians OR
Experience: 0-1 year of scrub technician experience for the completion of training. Eligible to sit for the national exam by the Association of Surgical Technicians.
License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic human anatomy and of basic first-aid methods and practices.
Skill in maintaining an effective working relationship with others.
Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served by his or her service.
Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status; and to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed by the appropriate patient age group (neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric).

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Job Posting: 3094478

Posted On: May 24, 2024

Updated On: Jun 14, 2024

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