Southern Illinois Healthcare

NON-CERTIFIED OR TECHNICIAN

Posted Date 5 months ago(11/12/2019 12:39 PM)
Requisition ID
2019-4877
Job Locations
US-IL-Herrin
Category
Clinical & Technical
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Weekend Requirement
Weekends as required
Department
Operating Room

Overview

 

Responsible for preparing the operating room and patient for the procedure.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Safety
  • Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.
  • Record Keeping
  • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required.
  • Process Improvement
  • Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
  • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams as needed.
  • Role Specific Responsibilities
  • Assists in transportation and positioning of patients
  • Assists in assembling and dismantling of tables and instruments before and after procedure
  • Prepares patient and room for the planned surgical procedures.
  • Opens sterile supplies and sets up for procedures
  • Completes skin preparation and draping
  • Assist Surgeon with gowning and gloving
  • Assist surgeon by passing instruments and suture
  • Assists in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures, and sponges
  • Applies dressings and bandages as needed
  • Assists in identifying, collecting, and caring for specimens.
  • Decontaminates instruments (point of use cleaning), supplies and equipment according to established policies and procedures; handles and stores instruments, equipment and supplies appropriately
  • Aids in the efficient turnover of the operating room for next cases
  • Monitors and restocks supplies

Qualifications

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent

 

 

Licenses and Certification

  • Non-Certified: Graduate of OR technician program, accredited through ARC/STSA or on the job training; military experience as technician or LPN; dental assistant; ophthalmologist technician; medical assistant. All on the job training or military must show evidence of training by training facility, physician in charge or military command officer.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate

 

Experience and Skills

  • Technical Experience: 6 months or specialized training for non-certified or on the job and military training

 

 

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