HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Technician III - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Essential Function/Duties: *Utilizes physician’s preference cards to assist in preparing the operating room for the surgical procedure. *Assists in the maintenance of preference cards. *Maintains an adequate supply of instruments and supplies to meet the patient’s changing needs. *Scrubs in and sets up instruments and supplies prior to procedure. *Prepares sterile field by obtaining, opening, and arranging instruments and supplies anticipated for the procedure. *Assists in draping the patient and operative area. *With nurse, opens and prepares the sterile field. *Assists the nurse in correct identification of operative specimens for laboratory analysis. *Remains attentive during surgery and provides additional instruments, supplies or other items as needed. *Remains attentive to sterile field in order to recognize and correct breaks in sterile technique. *Delivers medications to the surgeon. *Participates in sponge, needle and instrument counts as directed by policy.
*Reports all drains, packs, implants, etc., to the circulating nurse and assists with application of dressings. *Informs appropriate personnel of any potential problems regarding patient or procedure. *Takes emergency action as required.

Minimum Qualifications: *Education: Graduation from an accredited school/program for Surgical Technicians * Experience One (1) year of related experience and competencies in multiple specialties required by assignments OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. No equivalency for required competencies. *Eligible to sit for the national exam by the Association of Surgical Technicians.

Title: Surgical Technician III - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-24563