POSITION OBJECTIVE: The Surgical Technologist scrubs for surgical procedures and demonstrates competence while functioning as a member of the surgical team; this individual also prepares and maintains supplies, instruments and equipment related to these procedures. Supports the philosophy, objectives and goals of the Surgery Center. Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility administrative procedures. Participates in various quality activities as appropriate and as directed by the Operating Room Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and/or the Quality Committee(s).
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Education - Required:
Education - Preferred:
* OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Employee Exposure Categories:
Category I: Employees whose job functions involve routine or potential exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (direct patient care tasks).
Category II: Employees whose job functions involve no routine exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, but employment may require performing unplanned Category I tasks (indirect patient care tasks; i.e. Receptionist, Business Office Personnel, etc.).
Category III: Employees whose job functions involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, and Category I and II tasks are not a condition of employment.