Operating Room Technician
Company: Hirebridge Organic
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Job DescriptionGENERAL SUMMARY: Reporting to a Nurse Manager and
working under direct supervision the Surgical Tech Cert assists
with surgical procedures as a scrub member of the surgical team.
Prepares instruments and supplies and maintains a clean and safe
environment. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Proceeds to
assigned operating room on time. 2. Ensures the presence of all
instruments, equipment and supplies necessary for surgical
procedure in accordance with doctors' preference and established
standards. In conjunction with the circulating nurse, completes
scrubbing and begins set up before the patient arrives in room,
inspects all instrument trays to ensure they include the required
items and prepares for procedures by arranging instruments, sutures
and linen in proper order. 3. Assists the surgeon as a scrubbed
assistant according to prescribed standards. Passes instruments,
sutures and sponges according to the doctor's request and in
anticipation of needs, assists the circulating nurse in maintaining
an accurate count of sponges, instruments and sharps and other
articles ensuring that all are accounted for during the following
procedures. Assists the physician with procedure as directed. 4.
Utilizes strict aseptic techniques in all appropriate situations
and monitors the use of such by other personnel. 5. Assists in the
transportation and positioning of patients when necessary. 6.
Provides for the care and labeling of surgical specimens in
conjunction with a professional nurse. 7. Returns soiled
instruments to the SPD for cleaning and sterilizing. Returns unused
sterile supplies to the SPD and unsterile supplies to proper place.
8. Assists in the orientation and development of other staff
members. Functions as a preceptor when appropriate. 9. Evaluates
the environmental safety and provides an environment that is safe
based on the age and developmental status of the patient. 10.
Conforms to the established Standards of Behavior 11. Other duties
as assigned JOB SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Completion of a High School
Diploma. 2. One (1) to three (3) months of on-the-job experience in
order to acquire a working knowledge of surgical procedures to
acquire a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique as well as
develop the skills necessary to properly coordinate instruments and
supplies during operations. 3. Completion of an O.R.T. program at
an accredited college. 4. Current certification in Operating Room
Technology. 5. Current CPR certification. 6. The ability necessary
to assist surgeons according to the hospital's policy. 7. The
interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients,
physicians and other nursing staff personnel. 8. The ability to
keep all patient information confidential. 9. The ability to assist
with transporting patients and equipment if necessary.
Keywords: Hirebridge Organic, Oak Park , Operating Room Technician, Professions , Oak Park, Illinois
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