Surgical Care Affiliates

OR Surgical Technologist

US-MD-Rockville
Type
Pool
# of Openings
1

Overview

SCA owns and/or provides management services to 205 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians and in affiliation with 105 health systems. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes, and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally, and financially. 

 

Facility Description:

The Montgomery Surgery Center is an outpatient ambulatory care facility with one OR and two procedure rooms.  We accommodate multiple specialties including Ophthalmology, General, ENT, Plastics, Orthopedics, Podiatry and Pain.  We provide quality and compassionate care for both pediatric and adult patients.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are seeking an experienced OR Surgical Technologist who is reliable, detail-oriented, skilled problem solvers, and who has a positive and cooperative work ethic.  The OR Surgical Technologist is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the registered nurse. The technologist performs duties according to the scope of practice designated by the facility positions description, role and responsibilities and according to the surgical technologist professional organization and or certification board.

  • Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team
  • Assists with the preparation of the operating room for surgical procedures
  • Assists with skin preparations and with draping of patients
  • Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of sterile and un-sterile supplies and equipment
  • Knows and practices the principles and procedures of sterile technique
  • Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures
  • Removes drapes at end of procedure, cleanses the patients of prep solution and applies dressing as needed
  • Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for storage or processing
  • Differentiates sterilization methods required for specific instruments and equipment
  • Participates in sponge, instrument and needle count with the circulating nurse
  • Demonstrates ability to understand and use sterilizers, high-level disinfectors, instrument washers and other designated processors
  • Demonstrates ability to understand use, function, interpretation, documentation and record-keeping of chemical and biological indicators related to instrument and equipment high-level disinfection and sterilization processes
  • Demonstrates understanding of operating room/procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer’s guideline, policy and procedures
  • Assists with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies
  • Updates knowledge in surgical techniques and related nursing care
  • Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares room supplies and equipment

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an recognized an Accredited Technology Program
  • Experienced ORT preferred
  • Current BCLS Certification

Please send resumes to: christine.gambrel@scasurgery.com or

sonya.sienkowski@scsurgery.com

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