Surgical Technician – Part Time & Second Shift

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Job summary:
Assists in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon’s assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Essential functions:
• Responsible for performing second assist functions for surgical intervention, preparing supplies and equipment
• Prepare specimens for lab and requesting exams as required
• Transport patients to and from surgery suite and individual rooms
• Performs in-room surgical scrub duties
• Maintain sterilizing equipment, assisting with O/R set-up, etc.
• Provide tray set-ups and designated extra instruments for all surgical procedures
• Prepare, wrap and sterilize instruments, supplies and equipment as appropriate
• Effectively work with surgeon and clinical staff during procedures
• Prepare operating area safely and in an organized manner
• Assist RN with instrument counts
• Ensure compliance with AAAASF regulations in the surgical suite
• Ensure compliance with OSHA and HIPAA regulations
• Assists in the preparation of surgical procedures by anticipating the needs of physician and patient
• Demonstrates working knowledge of care and handling specimens, surgical instruments, supplies and equipment
• Selects the appropriate supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner