Responsible for adherence to Columbia Memorial Hospital s Patient Safety
Behaviors by practicing
its error prevention tools, and including but not limited to all policies,
procedures and processes related
to the Patient Safety Program.
The Surgical Services Technician is responsible and accountable for assisting
Peri-opreative care of the surgical patient under the supervision of the
Primary responsibility will be to perform scrub duties and to assist in the
the surgical service area. He/She will work as a team member to promote
the delivery of healthcare in this facility. Must possess the ability to
assist in critical or
emergent situations rapidly and with efficiency. Emotional maturity with the
make decisions related to job function essential. Must be able to accept
follow written or verbal instructions Must be willing to work under close
be willing to learn new skills as technology changes. Must be neat, well
personable. Must be customer sensitive, a team worker and maintain patient and
confidentiality at all times. Duties include but are not limited to assisting
nurse with operating room set up, opening sterile items and selection of suture
Assisting in the transport, transfer, and positioning of the surgical patient.
scrubbing procedures, gowning and gloving, instrument, set ups and counts.
the surgeon with exposure by holding retractors and handling instruments and
Anticipating the surgeon s need, preventing waste and maintaining an organized
field. Observing aseptic technique protocols and repotting any breaks to the
High School graduate or equivalent. Clinical training with medical supplies,
equipment and instruments required. Demonstrated training as a Surgical
Grandfathered status: having worked one (1) year as a Surgical Technician in
the four (4) years immediately prior to January 1, 2015 or must be able to
obtain a Surgical Technician certification within two (2) years of date of
Facility may provide structured program to prepare individual to perform
responsibilities and duties.
Columbia Memorial Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.