Surgical Technician – OR

Location
Lewes, Delaware
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 08, 2018
Closes
Mar 08, 2018
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent

Surgical Technician – OR

Location: Position located in Lewes, DE, Hospital-Main Campus

Work Status: Full Time

RICH IN HISTORY, FOCUSED ON THE PRESENT, WITH AN EYE TO THE FUTURE!

Beebe Healthcare has become the premier healthcare facility in Sussex County, serving a thriving beach and vacation resort area and a growing year-round population. Beebe Healthcare offers you a unique opportunity to not only love what you do, but love where you live and work! Located in beautiful historic Lewes, Delaware, near Rehoboth Beach, Beebe Healthcare offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. 

Summary:
This individual functions under the guidance of the registered nurse and is responsible for performing scrub duties and maintaining quality patient care as a member of the Operating Room team. Clerical/Registration duties may be accomplished as directed.

Responsibilities:
Follows established procedures for surgical intervention--utilizes appropriate preference sheets, checks case cart for accuracy of on-hand supplies, obtains appropriate items for procedures. Follows established guidelines related to aseptic technique--utilizes proper scrub, gown and gloving technique for self, surgeon, and assistant; ongoing monitoring of asepsis throughout surgical procedures and reports breaks immediately.

Demonstrates expertise in performance of scrub/surgical routines--anticipates needs of surgeon; consistently recognizes sequence of procedures; understands rationale of instrument usage; passes instruments correctly; appropriate review and preparation for assigned procedures. Consistently demonstrates knowledge of instrument usage, assembly of instrument sets, case set-up procedures, break-down of instruments set-ups, and protocol for transport to SPD for processing. Understands and utilizes established guidelines for operation of autoclaves and steris units--performs daily A-Test/Biological tests as required; performs proper care, handling, and assembly of instruments for processing; ensures complete/thorough documentation of all flash and steris cycles as per protocol.

Accepts personal accountability for proper handling, judicious use, and optimum care of all department supply, instrument, and equipment inventory. Assists the RN with planning patient care--routine and special needs, patient positioning, surgical skin prep, documentation, and accuracy of patient charge process. Confines and contains sources of contamination throughout the surgical procedure--maintains neat and orderly sterile field, ensures ongoing gross cleaning of instrumentation, etc.

Assists with ongoing maintenance of up-to-date preference sheets in coordination with circulating RN, Resource RNs, and department PCCs. Strives to ensure efficiency in turn around time between procedures--readily available; communication with circulating RN, OR Desk/Charge RN and/or department PCC; assists with room clean up tasks as necessary; prioritizes case set up process toward maximum efficiency.

Credentials:
Essential:

* BLS - Basic Life Saving certification

Competencies and skills:
Essential:

* Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
* Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
* Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
* Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
* Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records

Education:
Essential:

* High school graduate or equivalent

Our employees play a pivotal role in our continued success.  Attracting and retaining the best healthcare professionals is Beebe Healthcare's top priority. We offer an excellent patient-focused environment, exciting career opportunities, and leading-edge technology with supportive, progressive leadership. Joining Beebe Healthcare means joining an exciting healthcare team that is deeply committed to the community.  Join us to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package.

Please visit our website to apply online, and for more information and detailed job descriptions. www.beebehealthcare.org

Phone: 302-645-3336
424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958
EOE

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