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Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

Mosaic Life Care

Mosaic Life Care

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023
Details
  • Operating Room
  • Full Time Status
  • Evening Shift
  • Sign-On Bonus Available
  • Pay Range: $23.58 - $35.37 / hour
Summary
  • This position Performs and functions as amember of the surgical team. Passes instruments to the surgeon, assists thesurgeon and/or holds retractors during surgical procedures.
  • This position works under the supervision of the Director-OR\\SPD and OR Clinical Specialist and is employed by Mosaic Health System.
Duties
  • Assumes responsibility forsetting up and passing instruments, labeling medications, holding retractors,assisting the surgeon, and assists with circulating duties as necessary.Applies and maintains principles of asepsis and infection control skillfully.
  • Assists in preparing the operating room for procedure, obtaining needed equipment and supplies. Maintains working knowledge of assembly and function of surgical instrumentation and equipment..
  • Completes required sponge, needle and instrument counts following policy/procedure.
  • Anticipates the needs of equipment and instruments by the surgeon during an operation utilizing physician preference cards. Researches information of surgical procedure as needed.
  • Handles and cares forsurgical specimens according to policy/procedure
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • BLS required.
  • Minimum six months surgical technologist experience or Applicable OR clinicalexperience; (ie surgical technologist program, capstone) required