Central Texas Medical Center - San Marcos, TX

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To provide surgical assistance to the physician, maintain equipment and supplies, and plan and organize case preparation, while promoting quality perioperative care of the patient. 1. Assists surgeon with the handling of instruments and the positioning of patients. 2. Plans and prepares for all surgical procedures: Pulling of cases; Updating preference cards; Ordering supplies; Maintaining instruments 3. Constantly monitors the surgical environment to assure patient and staff safety by: Moving patient using proper body mechanics; Maintaining an organized sterile field 4. Performs surgical hand scrub, according to hospital policy 5. Performs accurate sponge, sharps, and instrument counts. 6. Sets up, tests, and connects all specialty equipment. 7. Reports malfunctioning equipment to Clinical Manager in a timely manner. 8. Adheres to the Association of Operating Room Nurses Standards and Recommended Practices. 9. Assists in cleaning rooms after cases. 10. Prepares for cases by reading, collaborating with peers, making sure all necessary supplies and equipment are in the room before the case starts 11. Puts unused supplies up during downtime periods. 12. Develops self professionally and participates in department activities. 13. Works with coworkers in a professional manner within the department and throughout the hospital. Associate's degree (A. A.) from an accredited School preferred. Must hold a current certificate in BCLS.

Job : Other Clinical Professional
Organization : Central Texas Medical Center
Primary Location : US-TX-San Marcos

Schedule : Part-time
Shift : Evening
Job Level : Staff / Associate
Education Level : Associate's Degree
Travel : No
Job Posting : May 3, 2013, 11:16:13 AM

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