Surgical Solutions Technician

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  • Applicants Apply Externally Yes
  • Who May Reach Out: Recruiters/Agencies on HealthHires May Contact Us
  • Position Open To People With Disabilities Yes

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • In the Operating Room the Technician will
    • Demonstrate a high caliber of skill in
      • Pre-operative setup
        • Ensure video equipment is functioning properly
        • Place monitors and equipment according to the surgeon’s preference
      • Intra-operative technical and customer support
        • Ensures necessary equipment is plugged in and functioning properly
        • Address any supply issues and requests
      • Post-operative turnover
        • Gathers instruments and equipment
        • Inventories instruments and other equipment, and ensures everything is in working order
      • Maintain high standards for decontamination, inspection, assembly, wrapping, and sterilization of surgical instruments.
      • Maintain all laparoscopic equipment and replace as needed; process repairs for instruments and scopes.
  • Work Environment: hospitals are a 24-hour, 7 days a week operation that have a fast-paced atmosphere and involves exposure to bloodborne pathogens, various chemical disinfectants, and infectious materials
    • Ability to wear personal protective equipment (i.e. eye protection, gloves, shoe covers, surgical head covering, and gown) is required
  • Physical Demands
    • Ability to turn, bend, squat, kneel, crawl, reach, push, pull, maneuver in tight spaces, and side-to-side turning of neck
    • Ability to maneuver heavy equipment; lift, carry, and balance items weighing up to 50 pounds individually or additional weight with assistance
    • Repetitive and constant standing for prolonged periods

Qualifications

  • Education: High school diploma/GED required
  • Certifications: Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician or Certified Surgical Technician a plus. Must obtain CRCST within 120 days.
    • Certain accounts may require CRCST upon hire
  • Previous Experience: one year OR experience preferred, 2-5 years customer service experience
  • Must have excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Availability for 24/7 hospital coverage including weekday, weekend, and holiday rotational scheduled and on-call shifts

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