Assists surgical staff with direct patient care activities.
Assumes responsibility for providing technical assistance in the operating room.
Plans and evaluates care provided.
Assists in the delivery of quality patient care through utilization of technical skills.
Performs technical duties relating to scrub role, including smooth, precise, and efficient reaction to all situations, and assists with departmental work as assigned.
Participates in staff, patient and/or family education to a degree consistent with personal knowledge base.
Participates in unit QI activities.
Knows the legal limitations relating to the role of surgical technologist and acts accordingly.
High school graduate, and completion of an approved Surgical Scrub Tech program with six months clinical experience as an ST, or previous experience as an surgical scrub tech with on-the-job training that can be documented.
Certification by the Association of Surgical Technologists desired.
BLS certification is required within one year of the date of hire.
Saratoga Hospital - 20 months ago
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