Surgical Tech 2
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: May 15, 2022
JOB SUMMARY The Surgical Technician 2 functions in the inter
operative phase of patient care to expedite surgical procedures,
under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. This
position assists the surgical team through the use of equipment and
instrumentation to ensure that the operating room environment is
safe and that required equipment is available and functioning
properly. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE Sets up the operating
room according to surgical procedure schedules; arranges sterile
set up of instrument table supplies and equipment required for
specific procedure. Ensures the proper functioning of surgical
instruments, equipment and supplies during surgical procedures.
Prepares the operative site by aseptically cleaning and shaving.
Cleans the operating room following each case and returns equipment
to appropriate storage areas. Ensures the cleaning,
decontamination, sterilization, maintenance and preparation of
surgical instruments, equipment and supplies for distribution.
Assists the surgical team with draping and positioning the patient.
Maintains inventory of clean and sterilized surgical equipment,
instruments and supplies in accordance with established policies
and procedures and regulatory standards. Collaborates and maintains
control of maintenance of inventory; orders supplies, documents
equipment use and cart supplies, and maintains applicable records
and files. Follows infection control policies, Association of
perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) recommendation practices,
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines,
and other regulatory requirements in order to assure a safe work
environment for self, coworkers and patients. KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of infection prevention and regulatory sterilization
standards. Knowledge of the theory and application of sterile and
aseptic technique. Knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures
and implementation tools and technologies to assist surgeons with
invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Good verbal and
written communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact
with surgical and central sterile processing team members.
Occasional exposure to chemical and radiation hazards. BENEFITS Our
competitive benefits package includes the following Immediate
eligibility for health and welfare benefits 401(k) savings plan
with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% Tuition Reimbursement PTO
accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position
type and/or level QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited
Program EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Cert Surgical Technolgst (CST)
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or
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