HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Tech Service Line Special - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Essential Responsibilities: *Utilizes physician’s preference cards to assist in preparing the operating room for the surgical procedure. *Assists in maintaining and updating preference cards.
*Maintains an adequate supply of instruments and supplies to meet the patient’s changing needs. *Scrubs in and sets up instruments and supplies prior to procedure.
*Prepares sterile field by obtaining, opening, and arranging instruments and supplies anticipated for the procedure. *Assists in draping the patient and operative area. With nurse, opens and prepares the sterile field.
*Assists the nurse in correct identification of operative specimens for laboratory analysis.
*Remains attentive during surgery and provides additional instruments, supplies or other items as needed.
*Remains attentive to sterile field and recognizes and corrects breaks in sterile technique. *Delivers medications to the surgeon.
*Participates in sponge, needle and instrument counts as directed by policy.
*Reports all drains, packs, implants, etc., to the circulating nurse and assists with application of dressings. *Informs appropriate personnel of any potential problems regarding patient or procedure. *Takes emergency action as required.
*Assists with post-operative processing of instruments and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from an accredited school/program for Surgical Technicians Certification: Certified Surgical Technician and/or service line competency achievement Experience : A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an acute care surgical services setting and completion of specialty specific competencies based on specialty assignment.

Title: Surgical Tech Service Line Special - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-25319