Surgical Technician
ORA Orthopedics - Bettendorf, IA

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We currently have a full time opening for a Surgical Technician in our Bettendorf Clinic. The duties of this position are as follows: Greets and escorts patients to exam rooms; prepares for physician's visits by obtaining initial information and vital signsResponsible for drawing up and assisting with injectionsResponsible for removing staples and sutures and performing dressing changesAssists physician in minor medical procedures and anticipates their needs for instruments and suppliesResponsible for ordering x-rays, along with splint and cast removalsAssists physician in surgery by anticipating the need for surgical instruments and supplies Responsible for the sterilization of surgical tools Checks patient's medical records for pertinent data; reviews and maintains current patient information/demographic dataInputs new data into patients medical records; ensuring complete accuracyInspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment condition; stocks and maintains rooms and nurses' stations with adequate suppliesEducate patients and their caregivers regarding specific care as instructed by the physicianJob Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic nursing principals and protocolsKnowledge of medical terminologyKnowledge of personal computer applications and Electronic Medical RecordAbility to lift up to 50lbs and assist in lifting patients up to 300lbsEducation: High school diploma or equivalent, Surgical Technician Certification is requiredExperience: One year of prior surgical technician experience is preferred

Keywords: Scheduling, Medical Office, Appointment, ORA, Nursing, LPN, RN, Surgical Technician, Surgery

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