New Hanover Regional Medical Center Surgical Technology Extern - OR - 17th Street in Wilmington, North Carolina

Surgical Technology Extern - OR - 17th Street

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OR - 17th Street






Must be enrolled in Certified Surgical Technician program

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This position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required with zero tolerance. All the primary duties within this document will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center. JOB SUMMARY: *The Surgical Technology Student in the Operating Room is responsible for functioning in the scrub role by preparing the necessary sterile instruments and equipment to be used on the surgical field. PRIMARY JOB DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Professional Registered Nurse, assists in the following: 1. Aids other members of the OR team in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care duties. 2. Practices aseptic technique while assisting with all surgical procedures. 3. Ensures the readiness of the surgical suite. 4. Maintains professional standards by participating in in-services and staffing needs. 5. May perform moderate or waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines. 6. Participates in performance improvement initiatives. 7. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 8. Performs other duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Applicant currently enrolled in a Surgical Technology Program. Has successfully completed all clinical training as defined by the Surgical Technology Program. 2. Licensure / Certifications: AHA BCLS CPR Certification required. Some departments have additional advanced CPR requirements as listed on staff annual education record. 3. Experience: *None