This position: sets up, maintains and monitors the sterile and/or aseptic field efficiently, quickly and accurately; assists surgeons by assembling and passing instrumentation and supplies, holding retractors and anticipating surgical needs; cleans clean, stocks and maintains all instrumentation and supplies.
Applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalency. Successful completion of an ORT program and Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) required. BLS certification required. Must: perform in a safe, efficient manner to provide quality care to the intraoperative patient; possess knowledge in infection control principals for the patient, staff & self safety (well being); be able to lift up to 30 lbs on a daily basis & stand for 70-90% of the day; be dexterous with fine or intricate instruments; be able to cope with frequent risk of exposure to blood/body fluids during normal duties; be able to cope with the environmental risks related to chemicals and steam.