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Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - PRN (Camden)

Southeast Georgia Health System - Saint Marys, Georgia
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
SG00000288
Technician


Southeast Georgia has an opportunity for a Surgical Technologist to join our Operating Room team!

Summary: Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote a culture of safety, follow established policies, and adhere to all state and federal regulatory requirements, Joint Commission requirements, and national patient safety standards.

The Surgical Technologist will perform the following essential responsibilities:

* Functions as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures

a. assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure;

b. preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure;

c. performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator;

d. assisting with placement of sterile drapes;

e. providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure;

f. maintaining an organized sterile field;

g. ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed;

h. preparing sterile dressings.

* Cleans and prepares surgical instruments for processing and transports them to the decontamination areas.
* Assists with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and prepares room for subsequent patients.
* Practices universal precautions and follows all infection control policies.
* Participates in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.
* Maintains privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
* Complete all other duties that may be assigned.

The ideal Surgical Technologist candidate will posses the following minimal qualifications:

* Graduate of an accredited school or Surgical Technologist Program
* One (1) year perioperative services experience preferred.
* Certified Surgical Technologist, Basic Life Support Certification required..
* Basic computer skills. Demonstrates patient confidentiality and exhibits positive interpersonal skills.
* Demonstrates initiative in maintaining a current level of expertise.

Service Excellence: All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote service excellence by developing and maintaining positive relationships with customers, other team members, and the medical staff and will ensure the highest quality of care by performing their responsibilities according to the highest professional standards.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin. EOE/AA: M/F/D/V

Job Type: .10
Hours: As Needed
Salary:
Travel:
Location: Saint Marys, GA - Georgia



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