Surgical Care Affiliates

Surgical Technician (Grants Pass Surgery Center)

US-OR-Grants Pass
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
1

Overview

Grants Pass Surgery Center is currently seeking a Surgical Technician to join our amazing team! If you are looking to get out of the hustle and bustle of a hospital setting, want more work/life balance and be part of a family environment, Grants Pass Surgery is waiting for you!

 

We are an outpatient surgery center committed to providing the best possible experience to each of our patients. We strive to be responsive to patient, physician, community, and healthcare industry needs in the rapidly changing and complex healthcare delivery system. When we have open positions, we look for candidates who share our dedication to a high level of personalized, patient-centric care.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Performs specified functions to meet the requirements of each approved procedure.
  • Assembles supplies and equipment for scheduled procedures according to physicians’ preference cards.
  • Inspects equipment for proper working condition.
  • Follows principles of aseptic technique and prescribed operating/procedure room procedures.
  • Adheres to aseptic technique when opening sterile packages and preparing for the procedure.
  • Arranges instruments according to given procedure.
  • Confirms that instruments work properly.
  • Maintains availability of instruments and supplies to avoid delays.
  • Reports observed or suspected breaks in sterile technique and takes action according to policy.
  • Correctly uses, cares for, cleans, and sterilizes instruments, supplies, and equipment as directed.
  • Handles equipment and instruments correctly to provide appropriate availability and safety.
  • Assists in maintaining adequate supplies in the operating room for immediate access during procedure.
  • Assists in storing and stocking supplies as directed.
  • Maintains and updates instrument cards and surgeons’ preference cards.
  • Responds in a timely manner to meet the needs of the patient and physician.
  • Documents patient care records and other forms according to facility policies and procedures.
  • Accurately advises others responsible for care of the patient about the patient’s status.
  • Recognizes safety hazards and initiates appropriate corrective and/or preventive measures.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and organization related information.
  • Supports the Surgery Center environment by acknowledging the presence and dignity of all with whom he/she communicates.
  • Interacts with diverse populations who may be under considerable situational stress.
  • Participates in and supports the Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
  • Participates in task forces and committees as assigned.
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn and accept changes.
  • Adheres to standard universal precautions.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Completion of an appropriate technician program or previous technician experience of at least two years
  • Must be current in BLS

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