Baton Rouge General Surgical Tech - Operating Room in United States

  • Full-time
  • Certification Preferred
  • Experience is preferred

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Performs a variety of technical duties in the Operating Room to assist the surgical team. Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with standards. Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients by demonstrating sensitivity to patient’s care and privacy. Transports patients to and from Operating Room suite. Positions patients according to type of surgery. Identifies and cares for biological specimens. Prepares the Operating Room by setting up tables, instruments and supplies according to type of case. Performs job for the age population served, as defined in the department’s scope of service.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to:

  1. Prepares Operating Room with instruments and supplies needed for the appropriate type of surgery diagnostic examination

  2. Assists physicians and nurses with various procedures.

  3. Assists in the provision of safe, positive surgical outcomes

  4. Maintains instruments and equipment in proper functioning order.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Graduate of Surgical Technician School

SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

Certification as a Surgical Technician preferred