Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technologist

    Job Location US-IA-West Des Moines
    Type
    Full-Time
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

     

    Facility Description:

    Fast-paced multi-specialty ASC with 10 OR rooms.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Surgical Tech:

    The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) 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.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    Functions as a certified scrub technician in the operating room/ procedure room under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

    • 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.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of a recognized and accredited Operating Room Technician Program
    • Prior Experience as an ORT preferred.
    • Current Surgical Technologist certification preferred.

    Please send resumes to courtney.freeman@scasurgery.com

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