Surgical Technician (Scrub Tech) - Operating Room - Full Time
The Guthrie Clinic
Surgical Technician Job in Painted Post, NY
Position Summary Participates in surgical procedures, assists the registered nurse in-patient care, maintains aseptic technique, prepares sterile and non-sterile supplies and equipment. Anticipates the needs of the surgeon as required. 2. Has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Provides evidence that the person was employed as a surgical technologist in a healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year, occurring within the four years immediately prior to January 1, 2015; or 2. Is in the service of the federal government, to the extent the person is performing duties related to that service. 5. Working knowledge of electrocautery, suction apparatus, surgical tables, autoclave and steris processes and patient safety principles in the OR. 10. Scrub all cases offered in the Operating Room. 11. Knowledge of the use of specialty equipment, i.e.: ophthalmology microscope, laser, video endoscopy equipment, fracture table). Participates in patient care under the supervision of the surgeon, professional nurse and anesthesiologist. 2. Is authorized to access secured storage areas in the performance of essential job functions and duties. 3. Assists in the care, preparation and maintenance of sterile and unsterile supplies and equipment. 16. Assists in orientation of new personnel to the department as well as developing skills of other staff members when requested or appropriate.