Surgical Technician 2
Company: Loma Linda University Health
Location: Loma Linda
Posted on: March 16, 2023
UH: Operating Room (Full-Time, Day Shift)-
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.
The Surgical Technician 2 works under the guidance of the circulating registered nurse (RN) and surgeon(s). Embraces new knowledge, innovations and improvements in surgical technician duties to ensure optimal clinical outcomes. Continually expands knowledge base and embraces new knowledge related to surgical technician duties. Refrains from performing duties requiring competency until competency is achieved, verified and documented. Continues to develop skill set and competencies to perform additional surgeries and procedures with increased complexities. Functions effectively within multiple teams and at various surgical site locations and in assigned specialties. Serves as a liaison between the Sterile Processing Department (SPD) and the OR to coordinate special instrumentation and equipment needs for a minimum of one service. Assists nurse leaders and supply chain personnel to order, stock and maintain appropriate stock levels of Service Specific specialty supplies and implants for a minimum of one service
Completion of a surgical technician course required. Two years' experience as a surgical technician required. Surgical Technician certification preferred. Certification may be provided by either AST (Association of Surgical Technologists) or NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing). Basic Life Support certification required.
Demonstrates basic competencies in surgical scrub technician duties. Ability to apply theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in surgical and procedural nursing. Basic knowledge of healthcare regulations and accreditation required. Exhibits professional behavior and a cooperative attitude at all times. Works calmly and responds courteously when under pressure. Able to: speak, read and write legibly in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer and software programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, electronic medical record, electronic event reporting program; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities; relate and communicate positively, effectively and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; lead, supervise, teach and collaborate; accept direction; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; discern temperature variances through touch; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records and written documents necessary to position.
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