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Surgical Technician

Company: Acuity Eye Group/ Retina Institute of California
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

At Acuity Eye Group, our vision is to create the largest network of vertically integrated ophthalmic service clinics in the US, physician-owned and professionally managed. We are committed to helping retina specialists, ophthalmologists, and optometrists realize their full potential while providing best-in-class patient care to those in need. Per Diem - Full-time or Part-time Flexible schedule 8 hours a day NO Weekends, Holidays, or Call - Only Monday to Friday Surgical Technician The Surgical Technician assists the circulating nurse in preparation of surgical patients by performing of routine and delegated duties according to standards and policies. The Surgical Technician scrubs for surgical procedures, cleans instruments and rooms, and opens for cases using aseptic technique and the standards of care. The Surgical Technician will monitor inventory and stocks OR rooms. The individual works closely with physicians and provides service to the "physician customer" to provide excellent patient care. In addition, as it relates to reprocessing job duties, the surgical technician is responsible for all decontamination, cleaning, inspecting, packaging, sterilizing and labeling of reusable items. The Surgery Technician assists in facilitating the daily surgery schedule and intake of facility supplies. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assist and anticipate the needs of surgeon relating to instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies according to technique, procedure, and special requirements Prepare for surgical and special procedures cases by: * Picking supplies and equipment for the procedure * Ensuring that all necessary supplies and equipment are available * Maintaining inventory and stock rooms Familiarize self with procedures performed Know and understand surgeons' preferences Maintain sterile technique at all times Provide care based on the age-related needs of the patient with consideration of their developmental/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, educational needs, communication style, and level of understanding Stocks and cleans environment between cases and at the end of the schedule Assists with a turnover of the O.R. Assists circulating nurse in the proper care of specimens Sorts cleans, and decontaminates all instruments, equipment, and other reusable items Examines, inspects, and tests equipment and instruments and is current on all cleaning and decontamination procedures Operates sterilizers according to manufacturer's guidelines Follows proper procedures for items being sterilized Sets up, packages, or wraps all reusable items for terminal sterilization Knows how to identify instruments and can recognize shortages of instruments and equipment from trays and sets Labels and documents all forms, stickers, charts, graphs, etc., that are involved in terminal sterilization and quality assurance according to policy Maintains all implant logs up to date Assist with monthly and quarterly inventory counts Prepares monthly outdate checks of all OR supplies Intakes supplies, verifying with packing slips, and distributes to designated areas. Assists with supply re-ordering to designated par levels Is cost consciousness when ordering supply and works within set budget Transfers frozen sections to lab as necessary Assists as directed in the delivery of emergency care. Maintains confidentiality of the patients' records and protects the patients' privacy Participates in performance improvement program Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Licensure/Certifications: Current certification by the California Certified Surgical Technician Board preferred Current Basic Life Support certification Experience: Minimum one year OR experience (within the last 2 years) Knowledge: Basic knowledge of anatomy Knowledge of sterilization procedures and aseptic technique Knowledge of maintenance and care of equipment and instrumentation Awareness of safety precautions and emergency procedures Thorough understanding of surgical procedures Ability to read, write and understand English REQUIRED: High School graduate or equivalent Graduate of a Surgical Technician program, or equivalent education, experience, or training Basic knowledge of anatomy Knowledge of sterilization procedures and aseptic technique Knowledge of maintenance and care of equipment and instrumentation Awareness of safety precautions and emergency procedures Ability to read, write, and understand English DESIRABLE: Current certification by the California Certified Surgical Technician Board preferred Minimum one year OR experience (within the last 2 years) Thorough understanding of surgical procedures CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS: Current Basic Life Support certification High School Diploma Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Acuity Eye Group/ Retina Institute of California, Lancaster , Surgical Technician, Professions , Lancaster, California

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