Advanced Surgical Services Technician
St. James Healthcare - Butte, MT

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Union Status Teamsters
Job Summary This position provides intra-operative/procedural teamwork with physicians, nurses, assistants and housekeepers in the Surgical Services Department.
  • Serves as a role model of excellent customer service by responding with courtesy and respect to the needs of all those he/she interacts with on a daily basis.
  • Exhibits flexibility and adaptability to move from department to department as needed and/or directed to meet the patient/staffing needs of departments.
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with organizational mission and goals.
  • Follows all applicable hospital policies and procedures
  • Participates in facility Quality Improvement/IOP Program
  • Follows policies and procedures for infection control and facility safety in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Follows "Patients Rights Policy" at all times.
  • Establishes priorities in organizing intra-operative/procedural care based on case type and needs of the patient and health care team.
  • Implements physician preference cards based on case type.
  • Aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient during surgical and endoscopy procedures.
  • Demonstrates operational knowledge of equipment, supplies and instrumentation in the operating rooms, sterile processing, and endoscopy suites.
  • When not moving to another case, demonstrates ability to assist other team members in room turnover according to AST guidelines excluding terminal cleaning.
  • Decontaminates all surgical and clinical instrumentation equipment and patient care items as directed.
  • Inspects, assembles, packages, sterilizes, stores, distributes and monitors instrumentation, equipment and patient care items according to current regulatory standards, manufactures’ recommendations and departmental protocol.
  • Acts as resource liaison between Sterile Processing and Surgery.
  • Accurately monitors and records all statutory documents in accordance with current regulatory standards.
  • Assists with inventory, ordering, and stocking of OR supplies
  • Assists with transporting or assisting patients to and from OR
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of the patient.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of information management as appropriate.
  • Completes annual position specific competencies in timely manner.
  • Interacts capably with all other departments to provide the highest level of customer service.
The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
Qualifications

Education and/or Experience
  • Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technology Training Program
  • One year Surgical Tech experience preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Certified Surgical Technologist Certification
  • Current BLS Certification

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