Certified Surgical Technician-Travel Crisis
Company: NR Consulting LLC
Posted on: November 21, 2022
Job Title: Certified Surgical Technician
Work Location: 142 South Main Street, Danville- Virginia (USA)
Position Type: Contract with Possible Extension
Duration: 3+ Months
Job Summary And Qualifications
The Certified Surgical or Operating Room Technician has specialized
knowledge and expertise in operating room technology, and is
responsible for assisting in the performance of routine and
delegated functions under the supervision of a Registered
Professional Nurse. Performs scrub and sterile instrument duties
per established guidelines.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Applies principles and practices of asepsis; performs surgical
scrub, gowning, and gloving procedure.
Sets up sterile instrument table and prepares supplies according to
type of operation. Assists in draping of patient and operative area
according to need.
Assists and anticipates needs of surgeon for instruments, sutures,
sponges, and supplies according to knowledge of procedural
requirements and constant monitoring of progress. Observes patient
and is prepared for emergencies.
Maintains correct count of sponges, needles, and instruments with
circulating nurse and report correctness of discrepancies according
to established policy and procedure. Maintains and monitors aseptic
technique at all times and institute corrective measures in the
event of contamination.
Assists in care, handling and disposition of specimen according to
policy. Assists in application of dressings, and in securing
drainage systems. Assists in moving patient to appropriate
receptacle, decontaminate all equipment, instruments, and reusable
supplies and clean room as prescribed.
Assists the Registered Professional Nurse in performing circulating
functions according to established guidelines.
Assembles all necessary supplies according to requirements of the
patient and surgical procedure. Provides special equipment before,
during, and after surgical procedure, as needed.
Observes and protects patient by correct positioning, application
of restraint, strict aseptic practice and maintenance of aseptic
Positions patient, adjusts table and accessories, as required for
procedure. Prepares operative area and assists in draping as
Assists scrub in maintenance of correct sponge, needle and
instrument counts and reports discrepancies to the surgical team
and charge nurse. Completes operative count, and related records
accurately and legibly.
Observes personnel in the room constantly, control traffic, report
and correct breaks in aseptic technique promptly. Maintains and
cares for all specimens as directed to prevent loss or damage.
Assists in application of dressing, moving of patient and transfer
to recovery room as directed. Assists in room clean-up and make
preparations for next procedure.
Assists nurse in preparing medications or solutions to be
administered during surgery.
Saves all medication vials and/or ampules until patient leaves the
room. Announces in an audible voice the name, concentration, amount
and route of administration of the medication.
Functions as a professional role model inclusive of acting as a
preceptor for students, hires newly hired staff, and incumbent
Does not dispense narcotics or control drugs under any
circumstances. Registered Professional Nurse dispenses these drugs
to the physician. Performs functions to assist in meeting
Assists in transportation of patients to and from the surgical
suite as directed.
Participates in the care and storage of instruments/special
equipment in the operating rooms.
Assists in the maintenance of quotas of current dates for sterile
supplies and equipment in the operating rooms and storage
Assists in keeping operating room and sterile storage areas and
equipment in good order.
Assists in care of storage closets and cabinets.
Demonstrates accountability for our practice based on
institutional/regulatory agency policies/procedures.
Maintains clinical competence and is responsible for own
Assumes other responsibilities as assigned.
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