Overview

********Please note–this position requires heavy experience with Sports Medicine Orthopedic surgical cases******* ? Job Summary Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Ensures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedure. Monitors PAR level of all surgical instruments and supplies. Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities. Reasonable Accommodation Statement To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care. Minimum Education and Work Experience High school diploma or equivalent Two years of related experience and/or training required. Required Skills Ability to maintain collaborative working relationships to ensure a positive and productive work environment. Ability to plan and prioritize work with frequent interruptions. Ability to provide exceptional customer service. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge and proficiency in hospital IT applications. Knowledge and proficiency of hospital information technology applications. Knowledge of Medical Terminology; ability to read, use and transcribe medical terms. Required Licenses/Certifications BLS Certificate. Minimum Standards 1. Time & Attendance (see FSH Time & Attendance Policy) 2. Professional Appearance (see FSH Dress Policy) 3. Staff meetings (90%) 4. Annual Requirements Mock Code Blue (min. 2 per year if applicable) PPD/TB Screen Annual Competencies Flu Vaccine License/Certifications Compliance Training Essential Functions Check all equipment for proper functioning. Assist in moving patient to and from operating table and in proper positioning of patient. Assist in the preparation of the surgical suite Assist the surgeon in draping the operative field to provide a sterile work area. Follows Scrub-Gown-Gloving Procedures. Assist the surgeon in gowning and gloving. Assist the surgeon in the surgical procedure by keeping instruments clean and perform accurate sponge, needle and instrument counts in conjunction with the Circulating Nurse. Completes documentation within shift and meets current standards, policies and procedures. Drape mayo stand and back table ensuring aseptic technique. Gathers instruments and supplies per surgeon s preference. Maintaining sterile techniques and apply dressing as indicated by surgeon. Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of assigned case and instruments and/or trays to be pulled for the procedure. Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the Operating Room Technician s scope of practice. Opens case prior to surgical intervention ensuring all instruments and supplies are sterile. Prepare instruments and supplies in an orderly manner to expedite the surgical procedure. Report any malfunction in instruments or equipment to the Director of Surgical Services. Responsible for assisting the Surgical Team. Returns unused supplies and instruments to proper storage areas. Utility room to be cleaned and made ready for reprocessing. At the conclusion of surgical procedure, transport all instruments soiled. Other duties as assigned. Physical Demands Close Vision- (clear vision at 20 inches or less) Lift up to 10 pounds- 1/3 to 1/2 of time Lift up to 25 pounds- 1/3 to 1/2 of time Lift up to 50 pounds- 1/3 to 1/2 of time Lift more than 100 pounds- up to 1/3 of time with assistance Push/Pull- up to 1/3 of time Reach with hands and arms- up to 1/3 of time Sit- up to 1/3 of time Stand- 2/3 and more of time Talk or hear- 2/3 and more of time Use hands to finger, handle or feel- 1/3 to 1/2 of time Walk- 2/3 and more of time Work Environment Body fluid exposure- Yes Fine Dexterity- Both (5-6 hours) Fumes or airborne particles- up to 1/3 of time Grasping: simple/light – Both (5-6 hours) Grasping: firm/heavy- Both (1-2 hours) Hearing- Ability to hear alarms on equipment Hearing- Ability to hear instructions from physician/department staff Repetitive use of foot control- Both (1-2 hours) Repetitive use of hands- Both (5-6 hours) Risk of electrical shock- up to 1/3 of time Risk of radiation- up to 1/3 of time Typical noise level- Moderate Noise Work near moving mechanical parts- up to 1/3 of time Position Urgency:Rapid Response Crisis