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Surgical Technologist II - Operating Room ( FT Rotating 8hr shifts) (9619)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Just like the patients we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Surgical Technologist II to perform a variety of preparatory, scrubbing and related duties necessary to provide patient care in the Operating Room specialty service capacity.  Assist with surgical cases in all surgical specialties.

 

 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

25%

  1. Prepares the operating room by reviewing case cart and supplying it with supplies and instruments to provide appropriate patient care
  • Assembles supplies and equipment for scheduled procedure according to the physician’s preferences and the procedure
  • Inspects equipment for proper working condition
  • Maintain sterile practices when opening packages and preparing for the procedure
  • Prepare for specialty cases and maintain up-to-date knowledge of advancements and techniques.
  • Participate in time out/sign out processes
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50

  1. Maintains the sterile field during the procedure.
  • Follow principles of aseptic technique and appropriate operating/procedure room procedures following AORN guidelines.
  • Scrubs to assist the surgeon in the completion of surgical procedures by demonstrating a working knowledge of surgical instrumentation and equipment needed for a variety of procedures.
  • Anticipates the needs of the surgeon, passing instruments and providing sterile items in an efficient manner, as directed by the surgeon Practices sharps safety techniques (safety zone, safe passing)
  • Performs appropriate counts prior to the operation and before incision is closed
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  • Prepares and labels  fluids and medications  on the sterile field
  • Prepares specimens for pathologic analysis

20

  1. Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization
  • Assists operating room team with environmental cleaning and case turnovers
  • Maintains availability of instruments and supplies to avoid delays
  • Assists in maintaining adequate supplies in the operating room for immediate access during procedure.
  • Store and stock supplies as needed
  • Updates preference cards following each procedure to ensure appropriate supplies are available and communicates to service lead
  • Assist with OR patient care processes as directed by nursing and anesthesia
  • Participates in assigned on call activities.

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

  1. Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technologist OR applicable surgical technologist course of study required
  • ·Minimum 2 years of experience working as a Surgical Technologist and/or competency in scrubbing  in 2 or more surgical specialties as a Surgical Technologist required

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Current and valid Surgical Technologist certification preferred

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent call-back required

 

EOE/Vet/Disabled

 

 

Job Details

Date Posted May 20, 2020
Requisition 1522-1311
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Operating Room
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Shift
Rotating
Rotating 8hr shifts; 6:30-3p, 10:30-7p, 2-10:30p with on call/weekend rotation
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date 2020-05-29
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists
Zipcode 68114

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatric Care
  • Surgical Technologist

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