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    Summary

    The Surgical Technician serves as a member of the surgical team and provides assistance to the surgeon and other members of the team during surgical procedures. The Surgical Technician participates with the surgical team members in planning and implementing complex surgical procedures under the general supervision of the surgical team.

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    Responsibilities

    • Prepare, organized and maintain highly complex surgical setups.
    • Set up a sterile field with all required items for each procedure i.e. air powered, fiber optic, laparascopic
    • Responsible for the accountability of all surgical instruments and equipment used during the surgical procedure.
    • Maintain equipment and work areas.
    • Plan and discuss each procedure with surgical professionals and assures that all supplies and equipment are available prior to the surgical procedure.
    • Observe and respond promptly to each stage of the surgical procedure and anticipate the needs of the surgeon by maintaining a high level of concentration for extended periods of time.
    • Prepare instrumentation according to physician's case cart slip and scheduled procedure.
    • Prepare the Case Cart postoperatively for Central Processing Return.
    • Independently scrub complex General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Urology Surgery procedures with minimal supervision from the Registered Nurse and Physician.
    • Provides guidance and support to ST students and new operating room staff.
    • Performs other duties as assigned, normally of related nature.

      Work Schedule: Shifts vary, 6:30 am-3:00 pm, 7:00 am- 3:30 pm, 11:00-7:30 pm, rotate through all shifts; On call, weekend and holidays required
      Compressed/Flexible: Not Available
      Telework: Not Available
      Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
      Position Description/PD#:51161A
      Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
      Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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