Surgical Support Tech - Midshift
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: January 9, 2022
The Surgical Support Technician 1 is responsible for maximizing the
efficiency of the operating rooms (OR) before, during and after
surgical procedures by assisting with room set up and turnover,
supplies and equipment set up, inventory maintenance and non
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Cleans surfaces and equipment in the Operating Room (OR). Performs
proper OR decontamination after each surgical procedure and as
deemed necessary by surgical team. Collects and discards hospital
waste using standard precautions and Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA) guidelines.
Performs various transporting duties including, but not limited to,
patient, lab and supply transport.
Inventories, monitors par levels, orders and restocks supplies in
areas where supplies are maintained to ensure proper inventory.
Ensures supplies and instruments are available for surgical
procedures by auditing case carts using the doctor preference card
(DPC). Replenish supplies and instruments as needed.
Assists the clinician with tasks that are needed inside and outside
the OR. Opens sterile supplies for procedures, under direct
supervision of appropriate clinician.
Prepares for surgical procedures by ensuring instrument sets are
complete and available. Performs case cart process by picking
supplies and instruments for upcoming cases. Performs flash
sterilization tests to ensure proper functionality.
Assists with medical emergencies following established procedures
and guidelines. Completes all on call duties in timely and
efficient manner, and acts as first line resource person to
surgical team while on call.
Employees hired and/or functioning in the capacity as surgical
support technologists (Ancillary Support Tech II and/or III) before
September 1, 2009, may assist Physicians and Surgical Team by
holding retractors during surgical procedures. This group is
grandfathered and not required to complete an accredited program in
order to do so.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Previous experience in healthcare related field preferred.
Use of basic office equipment and computer literacy required.
Ability to multi task and self lead problem solving skills.
Ability to demonstrate precision and flexibility.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Location - Baylor Medical Center of Grapevine (Grapevine,TX)
Unit/Dept - Surgery
Shift/Schendule - Monday thru Friday (1030am - 500pm) No call
EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS within 30 days or hire or
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