Surg Tech I
Mt. Pleasant, SC
A surgical technologist is present within the operation room and provides help to surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists. The technologist will hand necessary instruments to the surgeon, so that the surgery can be more easily be performed. It is important to be able to anticipate which devices the surgeon will use, so that no time is lost. Certain equipment may also be monitored by the technologist, such as machinery relating to the observance of vital signs. Set up and maintain surgical field, collaborating with nurses and doctors and assisting where required. • Assemble, transport, and retrieve surgical equipment, ensuring all pieces leave the room. • Keep all needed surgical equipment at the ready, including sterile linens, saline, lights, suction machines, etc. • Inspect, maintain, decontaminate, and repair surgical equipment, keeping inventory records up to date. • Conduct pre- and post-surgery patient care, including shaving, transporting, and applying dressings.
Requires interpersonal skills, flexibility and ability to fit as a team member as well as the ability to function independently. Current and active professional license
AHA CPR card (s)
Physical or Statement signed by your doctor
Shot Records –Please note: titers records must NOT be hand written and must state values and index (ex. 2.56 is the result of the titer, >1.09 = immune)
Varicella/Chicken Pox (2) or recent titers
MMR (2) or recent titers
HepB (you may decline) (3) or recent titers
Tdap-within the last 10 years
Annual TB test (or chest x-ray within 5 years with Positive PPD) Prolonged standing and walking and the ability to lift and position patients. Stressful conditions to meet patients needs. Risk of exposure to infectious disease, bodily fluids and blood. Able to make quick, rational decisions.
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