Certified Surgical Tech - Travel Crisis
Position: Certified Surgical Tech - Travel Crisis Location: Warrenton, VA Duration: 3 months (Possibility of extension) Job Responsibilities: Provides assistive patient care in the Operating Room under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. Assists with patient care. Verifies selected data about the health status of the patient with the circulating nurse. Observes patient and alerts RN to symptoms, reactions, and changes in patient's condition. Assists the RN with selected patient care interventions in a manner that is consistent with policies and procedures. Anticipates physician needs/requirements preoperatively and postoperatively. Assists with the surgical process. Performs basic scrub duties and table set-ups for basic procedures. Identified instruments, checks equipment, and obtains supplies as relates to procedures. Maintains asepsis throughout procedure; identifies and corrects breaks in sterile process; collaborates with co-workers to accomplish department/program objectives; contributes to unit operations. Identifies needs for changes in preference lists. Participates in quality assurance and improvement activities. Demonstrates professional accountability. Demonstrates appropriate use of universal precautions and personal protective equipment. Other duties as assigned. Education: High School diploma plus graduate of a School of Surgical Technology or equivalent military training with Surg Tech experience - Required. Job Requirements:Certifications & Licenses: BLS - AHA CST (Certified Surgical Technician) Certs should come from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Certified surgical technologist- Required. A' Skills: 2 years of experience in Surgical Tech field required. Must be comfortable with eye cases and total joints.