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