Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

Surgical Technologist - Full Time - Overnights

US-NY-PATCHOGUE
Job ID
2017-10331
Department
Nursing -Perioperative
Position Type
Full-Time

Responsibilities

The ORT is an integral team member in the safe, efficient care of the intraoperative client. The individual ORT is able to efficiently, quickly and accurately set up, maintain and monitor the sterile and or aseptic field. The ORT assists surgeons, by assembling and passing instrumentation and supplies, holding retractors and anticipating surgical needs. Cleans, stocks and maintains all instrumentation and supplies. The ORT is knowledgeable in infection control principals for patient, self and staff safety and well being.

 

 

Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalency

    Successfully completion of an ORT program or functioning as an ORT in the military or other operating room setting for a minimum of 2 years

    Providing he/she has been employed as a Surgical Technologist for a cumulative period of one (1) year, occurring within the four years immediately prior to the effective date of January 1, 2015.

    Employee must annually complete fifteen (15) hours of continuing education to remain qualified to practice as a Surgical Technologist.

    Able to lift equipment/supplies up to 30# on a daily basis

    Can stand for 70% to 90% per day

    Dexterous with fine or intricate instruments

    Able to prioritize, anticipate and alter activities throughout the day

    Possesses mature interpersonal skills

    Able to cope with the frequent risk of exposure to blood/body fluids during normal duties

    Able to cope with the environmental risks related to chemicals and steam

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