SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST 1ST ASST

  • Calvert Memorial Hospital
  • Calvert Health System Prince Frederick Maryland 20678 US
  • Dec 19, 2018
Other Nursing

Job Description

  • JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS
    • Reports to:
      • Director of Surgical Services
    • Job Summary:
      • Acts as an assistant to the surgeon during surgical procedures.
    • Education:
      • Position requires a certificate from a college or technical school or 2-3 years equivalent combination of education and experience in related area.
    • Registration/Certification/Licensure:
      • None Specified
    • Experience:
      • Position requires 2-3 years related experience.
    • Other Requirements:
      • CPR required within 30 days of hire.
      • Maintains unit-specific and hospital competencies, mandatory learning, and any clinical certifications required in accordance with the Staff Education and Training policy GA-057 and/or any other department requirements.
    • FLSA Status:
      • Non-Exempt
    • Populations Served/Patient Care Responsibilities
      • All age populations
  • TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
    • Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Demonstrates the principles of safe positioning of the surgical patient.
      • Demonstrates the proper techniques to assist the surgeon in providing hemostasis.
      • Demonstrates the appropriate techniques to assist with the closure of body planes.
      • May function in the Surgical techinican role in the operating room.
      • Help to establish and maintain a sterile field.
      • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of normal and pathological anatomy and physiology relative to operative procedures.
      • Provides retraction of tissue, may clamp, ligate, and cutting of tissue per surgeons' directive.
      • Insertion of drainage tubes per surgeon's directive.