Operating Room/Surgical Technician PRN Surgery West Point
North Mississippi Health Services
West Point
13h ago

Job DefinitionJob Description Procedure Preparation :

  • Uses procedure preference lists
  • Selects & arranges supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures
  • Maintains sterile set for operation(s)
  • Surgeon Assistant :

  • Assists surgeon(s) by performing supervised (R.N.) duties Primary scrub personPassing instruments, sponges, sutures, catheters, drains and dressingsPerforms sponge, needle and instrument counts as specified by policy / procedureAssumes care of specimen until turned over to Registered Nurse
  • Patient Advocate :

  • Protects patients from potential injury and contamination of sterile field
  • Communication / Record-Keeping :

  • Restocks supplies
  • Straightens operating room for next use
  • Must be able to take primary call duties for their specialty (as assigned)
  • Education :

  • Attends required in-services, annual review and educational programs
  • Regulatory :

  • Knowledge and practice of standards of care, policies / procedures established by North Mississippi Medical Center
  • Requirements :

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology or on the job training with two years scrub experience in an OR setting.
  • Surgical Technologist certification preferred
  • American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification at HCP Level required
  • Three to six months of orientation / training depending on experience Orientation will include a rotation in each of the surgical specialties
  • Good written and verbal communication required
  • Interaction with a patient population of all ages ranging from neonates to geriatrics, required
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