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Surgical Technician
Surgical Technician- Part-Time/PRN


This job is responsible for assisting the Operating Room Team during operative procedures in accordance with internal standards and procedures. Work includes arranging and inventorying sterile set-up for operations, passing items as needed to the operating team, assisting in the preparation and moving of patients and in the clean-up of the operating room. An incumbent carries out assigned activities under direct supervision and direction of a qualified practitioner.
Essential Duties:
• Applies principles and techniques of asepsis to the work assignment; assists with scrubbing, preparation of the sterile field, gowning/gloving members of the surgical team and draping of patient.
• Under the direct supervision of a qualified practitioner, pass instruments, hold retractors, cut/remove sutures, apply suction, apply electro surgical hand piece to instrument and apply/remove cast.
• Responsible for assigned instrument table including instrument set up, clean up and turnover in preparation for the next case. Performs decontamination and sterilization processes per protocol.
• Provides safe handling and care for instrument and specimen in accordance with internal procedures.
• Transports patient and assists with positioning of patient under the direction of a qualified practitioner.
• Orders and stocks supplies and performs environmental cleaning duties according to standards. Cleans assigned work unit; stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair request in system, tags equipment and removes from service.
• Identifies emergencies and initiates and/or participates in the appropriate response to situation.
• Maintains an organized and safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital's safety, risk management and regulatory standards. Reports any unusual circumstances to departmental leadership.
• Collaborates and communicates effectively with the inter-disciplinary team.
• Participates in quality assurance/improvement initiatives as requested.
Specialties: Orthopedics, General Surgery, ENT, and Endoscopy
Education:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• Graduation from an accredited surgical technician program required.
Experience:
• A minimum of six months Operating Room work experience is preferred.
License/Certification:
• Registration with the State.
Current BLS Certification.

Additional Information
Shift : Day

Closing Date: 11/29/2019
Contact Information
Beth Cavanah - Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
615 Old Symsonia Rd
Benton, KY 42025
Email: beth.cavanah@marshallhospital.net
Phone: 270-527-4865

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Marshall County Hospital is the result of years of work and planning by the citizens of Marshall County. The first hospital opened in 1964 and our new facility became operational in 2009. A staff of 25 physicians offer professional medical care. In selecting one of our physicians, you can be assured of quality healthcare, and should you require hospitalization, be confident that the resources and services of this progressive healthcare organization are available to you. Approximately 250 employees staff the Marshall County Hospital and Ambulance Service.