OR Surgical Tech
Loyola University Medical Center is currently looking to hire an OR Surgical Tech. Candidate will provide patient care in the Operating Room by utilizing aseptic technique while focusing on the needs of the surgical patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of the health care team, participates in a comprehensive surgical plan of care for assigned patient.
Demonstrates basic intraoperative scrub responsibilities – Prepares surgical team. Assists in basic draping. Positions OR equipment & supplies. Prepares & operates room equipment. Creates sterile area using aseptic technique. Prepares supplies. Recognizes and corrects when sterility is compromised. Demonstrates proper handling of surgical specimens. Performs counts per policy and procedures. Follows National Patient Safety Goal guidelines. Demonstrates basic case preparation – Selects equipment & supplies by use of preference cards. Locates basic equipment & supplies. Identifies & demonstrates methods of surgical reprocessing of instrumentation & supplies. Prepares self for the scrub role. Prepares surgical instrument supplies for surgery. Demonstrates basic postoperative scrub responsibilities – Prepares the patient for transit to recovery. Prepares equipment and supplies for surgical processing. Disposal of sharps and waste. Complete and record surgical counts. Initiate cleaning of OR. Assists in proper delivery of surgical specimens Participates in the identification and resolution of opportunities for improvement. Participates in departmental quality improvement activities, which are consistent with the Medical Center. Utilizes time and resources efficiently and effectively Communication & professional development – Communicates significant information regarding the patient care to other health care members. Plays an active role in team and subgroup meetings.
Promotes effective working relationships with coworkers and supervisors. Demonstrates flexibility, versatility and adaptability in terms of work assignments. Accepts new Initiates and opportunities for growth. As a contributing member of the health care team, participates in a comprehensive surgical plan of care for assigned patient.
The surgical tech will assist the surgeon during the surgical procedure to ensure that the surgery is effective, safe, and sterile.
At Loyola Medicine, you will be a part of an excellent surgical team to provide your knowledge and expertise to our patients.
Education: Required: Associates Degree Specify Degree(s): Surgical Technology
Experience: Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Licensure/Certifications: Required: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist
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