Desert Springs, Nevada 89119

Job ID: 12970 Category: Health

Job Description:

Responsible for performing technical responsibilities relative to assisting operating surgeons with the instrumentation of surgical intervention
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patient.
Position Specific Requirements
Performs responsibilities consistent with hospital safety policies.
Knows and applies infection control policies and processes when handling and disposing of blood and body fluids.
Pulls supplies for assigned surgical case.
Opens surgical room.
Present and scrubbed in room once patient is on the OR table.
Arranges instruments according to routine for given procedures.
Works as a member of the surgical team efficiently during the procedure.
Handles instruments correctly and checks for proper working condition.
Knows all basic set-ups assigned to scrub.
Reviews physician individual preference cards and updates/maintains same.
Ensures proper handling and identification of specimens.
Knows proper aseptic technique an assists with table and room clean up following procedure and handles all contaminated articles and disposes of properly.
Conducts per and post-op sponge, sharps and instrument counts with Registered Nurse assigned to room.
Stocking and maintaining assigned “specialty areas” equipment and supplies.
Participation in AORT.
Department Specific Requirements
Follows and complies with government departmental guidelines, policies and procedures.
Acts as an interdisciplinary team member.
Meets assigned deadlines.
Meets productivity guidelines.
Classification Specific Requirements
Employees in positions involving patient charting and related functions, must possess competency in use of technology and computers.
Makes suggestions/recommendations for improved operations to the department, facility.
Effectively communicates both orally and in writing


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