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Surgical Technician

Company: MedBridge Development
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Per Diem Surgical Technician Primary Responsibilities Secure and prepare all supplies required for surgical intervention Ensure the preparation and maintenance of the sterile field in OR Perform surgical counts according to center policies and procedures Prepare patient skin for surgical treatment Help monitor patients during surgery Provide supportive care during the pre-operative phase Perform surgical functions to assist surgeon during surgical procedure Collect and label specimens taken during surgical procedure Follow all federal, state and departmental safety procedures Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures Provide technical assistance to surgeons, surgical nurses, or anesthesiologists Prepare patients for surgery, including positioning patients on the operating table and covering them with sterile surgical drapes to prevent exposure Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgeons' assistants, hold retractors and cut sutures, and perform other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation Prepare, care for, and dispose of tissue specimens Wash and sterilize equipment, using proper products and sterilizing techniques per manufacturers guidelines Monitor and continually assess operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs Operate, assemble, adjust, or monitor sterilizers, lights, suction machines, or diagnostic equipment to ensure proper operation Disinfect all the equipment and tools used after the surgery Assist with Cleaning and turnover of the operating room after the procedure Key Competencies Observant: Effectively observe the procedure and notice relevant details. Proactive: Anticipate needs of the surgical staff and patient. Reactive: Provide accurate and timely assistance to match the urgency and necessity of the situation. Problem Sensitivity: Able to tell when something needs to be corrected. Steadiness: Able to keep your hand and arm steady when needed. Qualifications Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 2+ years experience preferred BLS certification Familiarity with all surgical instruments and equipment Able to lift 50 lbs. Working knowledge of sterile and aseptic technique Powered by JazzHR vsFlXDlAlk

Keywords: MedBridge Development, Oakland , Surgical Technician, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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