Surgical Tech

Virginia Gay Hospital, Clinics, Home Health, Nursing and Rehab

Vinton, IA Healthcare / Nursing
A career in healthcare at Virginia Gay Hospital is more than a job, it’s an opportunity to serve others while growing as a person.

Join our team as an aide in the operating room and central service. This part-time position will be working with sterilizers, instruments and OR supplies. The right candidate will have good communication and interpersonal skills as they interact with patients and other healthcare team members throughout the hospital.

Duties are as listed below and as delineated in the OR/CS Performance Review:
  1. Collects soiled instruments for OR, ER, and general care areas, cleans and sterilizes items for later distribution and storage.
  2. Knows all surgical instruments by name.
  3. Assembles and sterilizes OR instrument trays with proper number of instruments per set.
  4. Opens surgical packs, maintains sterile technique, and checks sterility controls and dates.
  5. Inspects OR linen to ensure adequate amounts are available.
  6. Orders scrub uniforms for OR and obtain linens from laundry dept.
  7. Aids in cleaning of OR, including restocking of shelves as necessary, checking for outdated supplies, and rotating stock.
  8. Aids in patient preparation, positioning and transfer as needed.
  9. Remains near for short-notice assistance if needed.
  10. Operates and monitors all equipment in Central Service & Decontamination areas (Sterilizers, Washers, etc.).
  11. Conducts weekly Sterilizer check to insure proper function and Biological Testing.
  12. Has general knowledge of all supplies in CS and assist in maintaining proper inventory levels. Has knowledge of chemicals used in OR/CS.
  13. Able to properly handle all surgical specimens.
  14. Checks and cleans all equipment as needed.
  15. Works closely with Materials in ordering and disseminating CS/OR supplies.
  16. Participates in continuing educational activities that may be appropriate.
  17. Attends mandatory departmental and housewide inservices as required.
  18. Must be knowledgeable of the Facility Compliance Plan and policies pertaining to the plan.
  19. The incumbent shall not have been convicted of a criminal offense related to health care or be listed by a Federal agency as debarred, excluded or ineligible for participation in federally funded health care programs.

Surgical tech certification required. Must maintain current BCLS certification. Previous OR/CS experience preferred, but not required.
 
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Surgical Tech

Virginia Gay Hospital, Clinics, Home Health, Nursing and Rehab

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Job ID: 68698

Posted 19 days ago

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