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OPSC Surgical Tech

Methodist Health System locationFremont, NE
484 positions

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Methodist Health System locationFremont, NE
484 positions
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Fremont, NE, United States


  • Purpose of Job
    • Functions as a surgical technician in the Operating Room (OR) suite at the Surgery Center carrying out scrubbing and other assigned duties associate with patient care in the department. Functions as a scrubbed assistant to the physician as necessary.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) required.
      • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technician program or its equivalent in military training required.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
      • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) certification through national exam preferred.

    • Experience
      • 1 to 2 years experience in related field preferred.

    • Skills
      • Effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Physical
      • Continuous standing or walking
      • Standing for long periods of time
      • Lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20-50 lbs.)
      • Bends, stoops and crouches frequently
      • Manual dexterity
      • Various tool manipulation requiring adequate eye/hand and fine motor coordination
      • Physical demands include moving (pushing/pulling) large carts

    • Environmental
      • Located in an environment with regular exposure to moderate physical discomfort from fumes orders, temperature extremes, loud noises and bright lights.

    • Hazards
      • OSHA Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials.
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Performs preoperative preparation.
        • Reviews physician preference list before operative procedure and assembles supplies and equipment needed for procedure.
        • Opens sterile supplies using sterile technique.
        • Transfers medications and solutions to the sterile field according to policy under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN).
        • Communicates clearly and collaborates with other members of the preoperative team to prepare operative procedure.
        • Demonstrates advanced knowledge and proficient practice in the first scrub role in complex cases.

      • Functions as scrub person during operative procedure by preparing, monitoring, and maintaining a sterile field.
        • Completing surgical scrub according to policy.
        • Performs scrub duties in an accurate, concise and timely manner.
        • Wears appropriate personal protective apparel (PPA) and follows standard and policy for attire in the operating room.
        • Organizes and maintains sterile instruments and supplies in organized manner.
        • Performs counts according to facility policy and procedure during procedure and hand-off situations.
        • Assisting with draping sterile field according to standard.
        • Watches progress of the operation and anticipates needs of team members. 
        • Disassembles instruments and equipment, transports to processing department.
        • Assists with cleaning room and prepares for subsequent procedure.

      • Applies base knowledge and principles during operative procedure (Intraoperative Surgical).
        • Base knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, microbiology and pharmacology for optimal surgical patient care.
        • Principles of computer science, electricity and robotics as needed for surgical patient care.
        • Principles of sterile technique during the surgical procedure. 

      • Follows policy and procedure for Intraoperative Surgical procedures.
        • Participates in surgical time-out, fire risk assessment, and case summary for each operative procedure.
        • Identifies labels and handles specimens including hand-off situations and disposition of specimen.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values ~ Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.


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