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Surgical Technologist

Drexel Hill,PANursing ServicesFR =Full-time Regular,1 =Day Shift,6:45am - 9:00pmReq #35761

Position Summary:

  • To function as an integral member of the surgical team by providing patient care as the scrubbed team member, under the direction of a licensed professional nurse.
  • Prepares surgical set-up for procedures, conferring with the circulating Registered Nurse to plan for the shift s caseload in an assigned room.
  • Prepares operative site, draping patient.
  • Handles instruments, sponges, needles, and other implements of surgery during the operative procedure in accordance with procedures and protocols.
  • Maintains aseptic technique throughout the surgical procedure, until the patient leaves the operating room.
  • Anticipates needs of the surgeon and alerts circulating Registered Nurse of same.
  • Assists the Registered Nurse with circulating duties when scrub duties are not needed.
  • Breaks down set-up in room and participates in terminal cleaning of room.
  • Prepares and transports instrument table to workroom.
  • Cares for instruments in accordance with policy, procedure, and manufacturer s recommendations.
  • Observes for and alerts appropriate personnel of need for instrument maintenance.
  • Maintains, in cooperation with other team members, adequate quantities of sterile equipment available for use.
  • Notifies Nurse Manager of the need to reorder special supplies.
  • Works cooperatively with other members of the surgical team.
  • Documents pertinent observations and nursing procedures performed on the appropriate chart forms, in accordance with protocols and procedures.
  • Reports patient problems, patient incidents, or changes in patient status to a Registered Nurse or supervisor.

Education and Training

Successful completion of an Operating Room/Surgical Technician Course Certification (CST) preferred

Surgical Technologist

Crozer Keystone Health System
Upper Darby, PA
Full Time

Published on 07/28/2022

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