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Surgical Technician - Surgicenter

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Mission Viejo
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description



We are looking for a Surgical Technician for the Surgicenter Department at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.



Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days



Job Summary:



Under direct supervision, and supported by the assigned preceptor, prepares for basic surgical procedures in less complex surgical specialties for pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Arranges the sterile instrumentation according to AORN recommended practices and hospital policy and procedures. Assists surgeons by passing instruments and supplies, holding retractors, and anticipating the surgeon's needs during course of surgery. Assists in cleaning and stocking the operating room and stores equipment and supplies according to equipment and supply directories. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the required competencies within six months to achieve promotion to Surgical Technician II, and be prepared to take call.



Essential Functions:





  • Demonstrates the ability to follow the operating room attire policy by donning appropriate scrub clothing, cap, mask, and safety protective devices, i.e., goggles. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies (generic and unit specific) as indicated on the Competency Inventory.

  • Demonstrates sufficient knowledge of surgical procedures to prepare for daily procedures in advance, using reference materials and the physician preference cards as needed. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies (generic and unit specific) as indicated on the Competency Inventory.

  • Demonstrates the ability to adequately prepare for the surgical procedure, including obtaining the physician preference card, correctly pulling sterile supplies and instrumentation, checking that all necessary equipment is present in the operating room, fully functional and correctly positioned. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies (generic and unit specific) as indicated on the Competency Inventory.

  • Demonstrates use of aseptic technique in opening sterile supplies and instrumentation for the surgical procedure by checking for packaging integrity, and proper opening and delivery of supplies to the sterile field.

  • Demonstrates the ability to function in the scrub role through the knowledge of the base theory and practice in the surgical specialties including general surgery, gynecology, genitourinary, ENT, orthopedics, plastic/reconstructive, thoracic, neurosurgery, and pediatrics.

  • Demonstrates the ability to perform a proper surgical hand scrub, gowning, and gloving of self and team according to the hospital policy.

  • Counts sponges, needles, and instruments used during surgery with R.N., according to policy and procedure prior to start of surgery and before closing, and assists with sterile dressing of operative site following procedure. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies (generic and unit specific) as indicated on the Competency Inventory.

  • Receives surgical specimens, places in appropriate container, using universal precautions, confirms with physician, and notifies circulating nurse source of specimen. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies (generic and unit specific) as indicated on the Competency Inventory.

  • Prepares instrumentation for transfer from O.R. suite to instrument room per hospital policy and procedure, communicating any need for repair to instrument room personnel. Transports instrumentation and equipment in such a manner to ensure minimal breakage or damage, and maintains the principles of universal precautions. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies (generic and unit specific) as indicated on the Competency Inventory.

  • Remains in O.R. suite at the end of case to help ensure safe patient transfer. Assists anesthesiologist and nurse to post-op unit as necessary, demonstrating the ability to meet the age-related needs of the specific population served in regards to safety precautions. Helps with room turnover to meet defined turnover time goals. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies (generic and unit specific) as indicated on the Competency Inventory.





    Skills:





    • Ability to read and write in order to interpret schedule and prepare for operative procedures, knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.

    • Ability to acquire necessary familiarity with surgeons' preferences; be able to accurately identify large volumes of surgical instruments and supplies, and gain knowledge of unit policies and procedures.

    • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with surgeons and other patient care personnel, often during emergency situations.

    • Analytical skills necessary in order to organize and prepare operating room according to standard methods and procedures.

    • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for up to eighty percent of work time when performing technical tasks and anticipating surgeons' needs.

    • Ability to stand for prolonged periods (more than eighty percent of work time) and to occasionally lifts and position patients when preparing patients for operative procedures. Manual dexterity necessary to grasp and hold firmly retractors and delicate surgical instruments.

    • Proficient in required competencies upon completion of orientation, as listed on the unit specific competency Inventory, which prepares the candidate to take call.





      Minimum Position Requirements:



      Education:





      • Coursework/Training - Certificate of completion of formalized surgical technologist training program.

      • Coursework/Training - Successful completion of an accredited program in operating room procedures and sterile techniques usually lasting a minimum of 1 year.





        Licenses/Certifications: Healthcare Provider level BLS Certification.



        Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with additional questions from our Modern Hire system.



        About Providence

        At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

        Requsition ID: SR349715
        Company: Providence Jobs
        Job Category: Surgical/Perioperative Services
        Job Function: Clinical Care
        Schedule: Full time
        Shift: Day
        Career Track: Clinical Support
        Department: 7501 JV MAS OUPATIENT SURGERY HOI ASC
        Address: CA Mission Viejo 26730 Crown Valley Pkwy

        Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Mission Viejo , Surgical Technician - Surgicenter, Professions , Mission Viejo, California

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