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Onaga - Surgical Tech

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Full Time - 36 hrs/wk Onaga Posted on 9/13/2019

  • Implement medication carts and Pyxis system.
  • Assist in the evacuation of patients as situation may dictate.
  • Scrub, gown and glove self and team members.
  • Create and maintain a sterile field using the principles of aseptic techniques and universal precautions.
  • Perform accurate sponge, sharp and instrument count.
  • Perform clerical duties including but not limited to data entry, typing, construction of charts.
  • Maintain the surgical field through aseptic practices.
  • Assist on all surgical procedures by anticipating the needs of the surgeon.
  • Assists in the nursing care and preparation of the surgical patient for surgery.
  • Gather/secure and provide infection control for all surgical instruments and supplies for each case.
  • Procure and dispense drugs and solutions under the supervision of the RN circulator.
  • Operate mechanical, electrical and air powered equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Handle surgical specimens and assist the RN in proper labeling.
  • Verifies operative site according to policy.
  • Participants in performance improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain current knowledge of nursing practice.
  • Maintains and enhances knowledge in the field of hospital, healthcare, and nursing pharmacology, current literature, workshops, seminars and professional organizations.
  • Supports and abides by the mission, values, and policies of CHCS in all activities.
  • On-going compliance with CHCS educational requirements.