Surgical Technologist - Full-Time

US-VT-Morrisville
2 years ago
Job ID
2015-1065
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Days
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

Includes a $2,500 Critical Staffing Incentive and/or educational reimbursement for qualified candidates. 

0.8 FTE. Performs a wide variety of duties to assist the circulator and surgeon in the care of the surgical patient. Maintains a safe and sterile environment for the patient at all times under the direction of qualified operating room personnel. There is an on-call component to this position. Compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws, regulations, and policies governing the provision of health care.

Responsibilities

  • Participates in “Time Out” before start of procedure.
  • Passes instruments, suture, sponges, etc.
  • Picks/prepares supplies for planned cases.
  • Prepares sterile field/supplies/instruments.
  • Participate in activities to keep abreast of technical and legal developments.
  • Sets up instruments/equipment in a standardized format.
  • Uses restraints and padding correctly.
  • Anticipates needs of surgeon.
  • Applies retraction, cuts sutures, etc. as requested.
  • Cleans instruments, supplies correctly.
  • Clears sterile field in aseptic, safe manner. Ensures non-disposable instruments and supplies are not discarded.
  • Completes accurate sponge/needle/instrument counts.

Qualifications

  • HS diploma.
  • Successful completion of Surgical Technologist Program.
  • Two years as surgical technologist.
  • Knowledge of asepsis. Knowledge of supplies and instrumentation. Teaching, communication, organization, ability to work under stress.

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