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

Essential Function/Duties: *Learns to use Physician’s preference cards to assist in preparing the operating room for the surgical procedure. *Prepares sterile field by the opening of instruments and supplies utilizing sterile technique. *Performs the surgical scrub prior to the patient entering the room on all procedures. *Assists in preparing operative field by assisting the physician in draping the patient. *Preserves and ensures correct identification of operative specimens for laboratory analysis. *Obtains special equipment such as electrosurgical machines and diagnostic lights and ensures that they are in working order. *Manipulates such instruments to aid in the efficiency of the surgeon and avoid hazard to patient. *Observes progress of surgery and provides additional instruments, supplies or other items as needed. Recognizes and corrects breaks in sterile technique. *Participates in sponge, needle and instrument counts as directed by the circulating nurse. *Cleans or sterilizes contaminated instruments, equipment and supplies; cleans operating room areas; disposes of soiled linen.

Assists in the training of surgical technicians. If assigned to the Labor and Delivery unit incumbent may be required to perform a variety of clerical and technical direct patient care activities. Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience: Graduation from an accredited school/program for Surgical Technicians OR *Substitute 6 months of scrub tech experience for the completion of a training. *Eligible to sit for the national exam by the Association of Surgical Technicians.

Title: Surgical Technician (PRN) - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-24346