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OR Surgical Technologist 5/8s 06:30-1500

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Callahan, FL, USA · St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023
OR Surgical Technologist 5/8s 06:30-1500 - (CAL000CA)

Description

Functions in the role of scrub technician under all aspects of surgical techniques, both routine and special surgical procedures, and performs them in a professional manner.

  • Applies the principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner to provide optimum patient care.
  • Prepares and knows the specific uses of all equipment and supplies used for surgical procedures.
  • Develop and improves skills in assisting the surgeon and in the organization of work by learning the use economy in time, motion, and materials.
  • Develop initiative in order to inquire and explore new surgical procedures and subjects relating to the operating room and the surgical patient.
  • Differentiate sterilization methods for special equipment and instruments necessary for specific surgical procedures.
  • Provides a safe, efficient environment for the surgical patient and respects the patient's right to privacy, dignity, and safety.
  • Recognizes and clearly understands that each individual is responsible for his or her own actions. Fulfills responsibilities of stand-by call assignment. •Participates on teams created to improve outcome quality through process improvement and team technologies.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • At least one year previous surgery experience preferred.
  • Evidence knowledge of principles of asepsis highly desirable.
  • Certification from an approved program for surgical technicians is preferred.
  • BLS certification required by the end of employee provisional period.
  • Provides quality patient care for the needs of the populations served and age specific groups as indicated:
    • pediatric (>1 – 12 years)
    • adolescent (>12 – 17 years)
    • adult (>17 – 65 years)
    • geriatric (>65 years)

Primary Location

: Callahan Eye Hospital

Job Category

: Perioperative Services

Organization

: 992007000 Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift