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Surgical Technologist

Vancouver, WA

Posted: 09/14/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Surg Tech Job Number: TY001 Pay Rate: DOE Position / Certification: Surg Tech Specialty: OR State / Search: Washington

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for assisting the Surgical team during operative procedures by performing a variety of technical duties to primarily assist in responsibility for the preparation and maintenance of the surgical sterile field for the operative patient.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Arrange and inventories sterile set-up for operation and passes items as needed to the surgical team. 

2. Understand and apply the principles of asepsis.  Establish and maintain sterile field and assure team maintains sterile environment.

3. Assist in preparation and moving of patients.

4. Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes instrumentation.  Assists with clean-up and room turnover.

5. Access computer information as needed, such as preference lists and digital images.

6. Participates in all safety initiatives. Adheres to programs such as SCIP and SCOAP quality initiatives.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to execute detailed procedures with accuracy and precision
  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
  • Understanding of operating room protocols

 

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise designated)

EDUCATION:     

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology school or recognized course of training as a Surgical Technologist preferred.
  • If LPN, graduation from an accredited LPN program is required.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • 1-2 years of CVOR experience as a surgical technologist/LPN in a full service operating room preferred. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

Washington:

  • Registered Surgical Technologist or LPN license.

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