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Certified Surgical Technician, Full Time

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionJOB TITLE: Certified Surgical Tech

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Surgical Technician needed for fast paced ASC. Must be certified and have minimum 1 years experience. Monday through Friday. CPR required. In this role , you will be primarily responsible for maintaining the sterile field, and provide assistance to the surgical team during surgical procedure. Performs technical skill duties in all Operating Room specialty service areas, ensuring that proper technical practices are employed according to accepted standards of process. Has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field. Have experience with eyes especially cataracts/opthamology.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Prepares and maintains medical equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Before an operation, surgical technologists help prepares the operating room by setting up surgical instruments and equipment, sterile drapes, and sterile solutions.
  • Follows hospital regulations and industry procedures to tend to patient during pre-operation procedures.
  • Performs pre-operation preparations to the patient's skin, body and medical equipment.
  • Assemble both sterile and non-sterile equipment, as well as adjust and check it to ensure it is working properly.
  • Get patients ready for surgery by washing, shaving, and disinfecting incision sites.
  • Transport patients to the operating room, help position them on the operating table, and cover them with sterile surgical "drapes."
  • Observe patients' vital signs, check charts, and assist the surgical team with putting on sterile gowns and gloves.
  • Pass instruments and other sterile supplies to surgeons and surgeon assistants.
  • Hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments. Help prepare, care for, and dispose of specimens taken for laboratory analysis and help apply dressings.
  • Operate sterilizers, lights, or suction machines, and help operate diagnostic equipment.
  • After an operation, help transfer patients to the recovery room and clean and restock the operating room.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:

    • A graduate of an accredited surgical technologist program.
    • Must be certified to perform CPR with 0-2 years of clinical experience in a related field.

      Qualifications
      EducationTechnical/other training (preferred)



Keywords: Surgery Partners, Oak Lawn , Certified Surgical Technician, Full Time, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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