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Company: SCA
Location: Trumbull, CT
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Title

Surgical Technician
Type

Full Time Employee
# of Openings

1
Job Location

US-CT-Trumbull
Location : Location

US-CT-Trumbull
Job Post Information* : Posted Date

9/24/2020
Job Post Information* : External Company Name

Surgical Care Affiliates SCA
Job Post Information* : External Company URL

http://www.scasurgery.com/
Location : Postal Code

6611
Location : Address

112 Quarry Road
Additional Locations

Job Post Information* : Post End Date

Telecommute

Qualifications

  • Current BLS certification.
  • Minimum of 1 year previous experience in either a hospital or ambulatory surgical center setting
  • Ortho or Eyes experience highly preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile technique
  • Ability to tolerate prolonged periods of standing and walking
  • Ability to perform lifting and transporting of patients; and lifting of instrument trays and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to organize work in order of importance
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful situations and in a variety of peri-operative environments 

EEO Statement

We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Functions as a Certified Surgical Technician in the operating room/procedure room under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
  • Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team.
  • Assists with the preparation of the operating room for surgical procedures.
  • Assists with skin preparations and with draping of patients.
  • Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of sterile and un-sterile supplies and equipment.
  • Knows and practices the principles and procedures of sterile technique.
  • Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures.
  • Removes drapes at end of procedure, cleanses the patients of prep solution and applies dressing as needed.
  • Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for storage or processing.
  • Participates in sponge, instrument and needle count with the circulating nurse.
  • Demonstrates ability to understand and use sterilizers, high-level disinfectors, instrument washers, and other designated processors.
  • Demonstrates ability to understand use, function, interpretation, documentation, and record-keeping of chemical and biological indicators related to instrument and equipment high-level disinfection and sterilization processes.
  • Demonstrates understanding of operating room/procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer's guidelines, policy and procedures.
  • Assists with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies.
  • Updates knowledge in surgical techniques and related nursing care.
  • Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares room supplies and equipment.


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