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Certified Surgical Technologist
Job Code:2019-MW-049
Location:Marginal Way
Department:ASU
Schedule:Full Time 32-40 hrs/wk
  

Job Responsibilities:

The Surgical Tech assists in patient care and preparation of surgical patient by performance of routine and delegated duties according to standards and policies of the surgical center. Perform scrub duties and related procedures. Assist with circulating duties under direct supervision of the RN circulator assigned to the patient. Assist with cleaning and maintenance supplies and equipment as required. Function in the advanced roles of preceptor, service specialist, and instrument room liaison.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS           

  • Preparation of the surgical suite/clinical area and all supplies/equipment will ensure environmental safety for patients and staff
  • Selecting appropriate supplies and equipment
  • Checking equipment for working order and reporting unsafe working conditions to the appropriate person
  • Verifying exposure to sterilization process
  • Opening supplies aseptically
  • Establishing and maintaining a sterile field
  • Identifying principles & techniques of disinfection, sterilization & environmental control
  • Participates in counting according to the policy
  • Appropriately prepares all specimens for the lab
  • Identifies unusual or emergent situations and uses sound judgment in aiding to correct them
  • Attends all safety training programs as well as practices safe and healthful work habits
  • Contributes to the delivery of effective patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse

Job Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited S.T. Technology program
  • C.S.T. required
  • BLS required
  • Minimum or 2 years of experience in a similar setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of operative anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of common complications of the surgical procedure
  • Ability to identify breaks in the aseptic technique and correct them
  • Displays dexterity in the use of surgical instruments throughout the procedure
  • Ability to differentiate between clean, contaminated, and sterile areas
  • Excellent communication skills and strong “Customer Service” orientation

Other Job Information (if applicable):
32 hours a week, Monday through Friday. 8 hour shift between the hours of 6:30am and 6:00pm. No nights, no weekends, no call.

InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any questions about this position, please contact us at jobs@intermed.com.
  

InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.