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Surgical Technologist, 7a-7:30p vary start

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

  • Assists surgeon in the scrub capacity.
  • Scrubs, gowns, and gloves according to policies and procedures.
  • Sets up table with instruments and supplies according to standard.
  • Assists and anticipates needs of surgeon in instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies.
  • Assists in preparation and draping of patient and operative area.
  • Understands and maintains aseptic technique at all times.
  • Performs appropriate counts of instruments, sponges and needles with circulating registered nurse and reports correctness and discrepancies according to standard.
  • Properly cares for all specimens.
  • Assists in application of dressing and casts.
  • Assembles all instruments and equipment for decontamination according to policies and procedures.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment for proper function and safety.
  • Assists in routine terminal cleaning and other housekeeping duties as directed.
  • Assists surgical team as circulator under the direction of a registered nurse.
  • Assists in transportation of patients and preoperative preparation.
  • Assists in room inventory and stocking supplies.
  • Assumes call responsibility or makes other arrangements for coverage.
  • Performs lesser skilled duties as necessary and as directed.
  • Attends departmental inservice educational programs and continuing education program.
  • TRANSITIONAL TEAM DUTIES:
  • Removes trash from Operating/Delivery rooms, removes debris from floor.
  • Washes out trash cans inside and out, bags linen, moves and washes table, washes all other furniture in room.
  • Wipes all flat surfaces prior to first case of the day and routinely throughout day.
  • Places table back in original position and remakes bed. Spot cleans walls.
  • Mops/machine scrubs floors/cleans and maintains conductive floors between-cases and daily in prescribed manner.
  • Cleans anesthesia equipment and stocks anesthesia supplies after each surgical case and at end of day.
  • Cleans and/or terminally disinfects, sterilizes, tests, replaces and keeps adequate inventory of reusable anesthesia equipment, cardiac monitors and cables, providing electrodes for each case; blood pressure equipment and stethoscopes, blood infusors; and assures peel-pouching and steam sterilization of LMA devices.
  • May be assigned to check outdates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Managers.
  • Attends annual safety and infection control inservices; keeps CPR current.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
  • Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code, display of the ID badge and safety.
  • Other duties as assignedEducation:
    • Successful completion of approved Surgical Technologist Program -Certifications:
      • Prefer Certified Surgical Technician (CST).
      • BLS required.Complexity of Work:
        • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.Work Experience:Physical Requirements:Personal Protective Equipment:
          • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , Surgical Technologist, 7a-7:30p vary start, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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