Certified Surgical Tech-Main Operating Room
Company: Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a
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Performs in a novice role and because of limited or lack of
clinical experience, requires close supervision by a mentor or
experienced personnel. He/she is an integral member of the surgical
team who works closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered
nurses, and other surgical personnel in delivering patient care and
assumes supervised responsibilities before, during, and after
surgery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing
the operating room and instruments, equipment, and supplies that
will be needed; positioning and preparing the patient for surgery;
and passing instruments, sponges, and sutures to the surgeon.
Essential duties include the following. Other duties may be
- 1.Demonstrates patient care concepts.
- 1.1Verifies patient's identity with a registered nurse.
- 2.Demonstrates the application of the principles of asepsis and
disinfection in a knowledgeable manner in the care of the supplies,
instruments, and the environment.
- 2.1Identifies the principles of sterile technique and applies
these techniques when assisting each operative procedure.
- 3.Demonstrates surgical case presentation skills.
- 3.1Applies knowledge of normal and pathological anatomy and
physiology to individualize patient care.
- 4.Demonstrates the role of a scrub person.
- 4.1Follows principles of correct hand scrub, gown, and gloves
others, and ties and secures sterile gowns; completes scrub
protocol before each case according to OR standards.
- 5.Demonstrates the role of the assisting circulator.
- 5.1Prepares the operative site for surgery under the direction
of a registered nurse and assists the other members of the surgical
team as needed; reports status of procedure to relief team.
- 6.Demonstrates the accountability as a health care
- 6.1Recognizes that each practitioner is individually
responsible for his/her actions.
- 7.Completes non-therapeutic functions under the direction of
MD, PA, APRN or RN.
- 7.1Remove medication(s) from the pneumatic tube system sent
from the Pharmacy or Hospital Supply to the unit/patient care
Graduate of CAAHEP accredited surgical technology program or formal
program as defined by the LCCST.
Surgical Technician experience preferred.
Completion of licensed Certified Surgical Technology Program.
Surgical Technologist will be certified or obtain certification
within 1 year of employment.
Demonstrates knowledge of all aspects of the surgical department
and works independently on minor or minimally complex cases.,
Utilizes the recommended guidelines as set forth in the Association
of Surgical Technologist Standards of Practice in accomplishing job
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, or crouch; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; and talk and hear. They may occasionally
lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust
focus. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne
particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually
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