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Operating Room Surgical Technician (PRN)

Lakeside Surgery Center Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Lakeside Surgery Center is a freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center dedicated to the delivery of care to patients in need of surgical services in an outpatient setting.  Employment for Lakeside Surgery Center is through Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), one of the largest national outpatient surgery providers based out of Illinois.  While Lakeside Surgery Center is affiliated with CHI, it is not apart of Lakeside Hosptial.

We are currently hiring for a Surgical Technician - Operating Room.  Lakeside Surgery Center has 4 OR suites and one procedure room.  We specialize in orthopedic, podiatry, plastics, opthalmology, general, ENT and pain management procedures.  We are open Monday through Friday, with no weekends, no nights, no call and no holidays.  Hours vary during the day and week and flex according to the surgery schedule and center staffing needs.  Potential candidates must have flexibilty with the hours during the week.

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Lakeside Surgery Center is a freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center dedicated to the delivery of care to patients in need of surgical services in an outpatient setting.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:  The Surgical Technologist scrubs for surgical procedures and demonstrates competence while functioning as a member of the surgical team; this individual also prepares and maintains supplies, instruments and equipment related to these procedures.  Supports the philosophy, objectives and goals of the Surgery Center. Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility administrative procedures.  Participates in various quality activities as appropriate and as directed by the Operating Room Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and/or the Quality Committee(s).

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs surgical team functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies, instruments, equipment and rooms for surgical procedures.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs specified functions to meet the requirements of each approved procedure.
  • Assembles supplies and equipment for scheduled procedures according to physicians’ preference cards.
  • Inspects equipment for proper working condition.
  • Follows principles of aseptic technique and prescribed operating/procedure room procedures.
  • Adheres to aseptic technique when opening sterile packages and preparing for the procedure.
  • Arranges instruments according to given procedure.
  • Confirms that instruments work properly.
  • Maintains availability of instruments and supplies to avoid delays.
  • Reports observed or suspected breaks in sterile technique and takes action according to policy.
  • Correctly uses, cares for, cleans, and sterilizes instruments, supplies, and equipment as directed.
  • Handles equipment and instruments correctly to provide appropriate availability and safety.
  • Assists in maintaining adequate supplies in the operating room for immediate access during procedure.
  • Assists in storing and stocking supplies as directed.
  • Maintains and updates instrument cards and surgeons’ preference cards.
  • Responds in a timely manner to meet the needs of the patient and physician.
  • Documents patient care records and other forms according to facility policies and procedures.
  • Accurately advises others responsible for care of the patient about the patient’s status.
  • Recognizes safety hazards and initiates appropriate corrective and/or preventive measures.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and organization related information.
  • Supports the Surgery Center environment by acknowledging the presence and dignity of all with whom he/she communicates.
  • Interacts with diverse populations who may be under considerable situational stress.
  • Participates in and supports the Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
  • Participates in task forces and committees as assigned.
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn and accept changes.
  • Adheres to standard universal precautions.

Education - Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Completion of an appropriate technician program or previous technician experience of at least two years
  • Must be current in BCLS

Education - Preferred:

  • Computer literacy
  • Certification preferred and as per corresponding State requirements

Experience:

  • Previous work experience in an ambulatory surgery setting, acute hospital operating room or in a related military medical setting of no less than one (1) year.

Job Details

Date Posted October 13, 2017
Date Closes November 12, 2017
Address 17030 Lakeside Hills Plaza
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Operating Room
Function Surgical Technician
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Shift
Daytime
Monday thru Friday. Hours vary during the day and candidate must be flexible. No Weekends, No Nights, No Holidays and No Call.
SOC Category 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists
Zipcode 68130
Name Director of Nursing
Address 17030 Lakeside Hills Plaza #110
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68130
Phone 402-758-5120
FAX 402-758-5215

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Paid Holidays
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Operating Room
  • Orthopedic
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Technologist

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