Company: MidMichigan Health
Posted on: November 22, 2021
This individual fills the role of surgical technologist II in
the Operating Room. They understand and demonstrate the knowledge
of surgical procedures. Assure all supplies and equipment are
available for the procedure and in working condition. Confirm
and/or assemble sterile instruments for use correctly. Anticipate
the needs of the surgeon. They assist in keeping accurate account
of drugs, sharps, and instruments. They are responsible for
maintaining and monitoring the sterile field.
(30%) Demonstrates knowledge of surgical procedures and ability to
problem solve in relation to the procedure being performed.
Verifies items on the pick lists. Accountable for supplies so that
accurate patient charges are billed.
(30%) Demonstrates proper use of equipment, assembling of
equipment, disposables as well as cleaning and sterilizing. Assures
all equipment, supplies and instruments are assembled correctly and
in working condition for the surgical procedure.
(30%) Maintains the sterile environments. Monitors the sterile
field and recognizes breaks in technique.
(10%) Sets up sterile field with instruments in a timely manner.
Keeps accurate account of all medications, sponges, instruments and
sharps on the sterile fields per policy.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Demonstrates the MidMichigan Health mission, vision and values.
Behaves in a courteous, professional manner at all times with
patients, visitors, and co-workers.
Demonstrates the ability to interpret information and reports
pertinent data to the physician.
Educate patient/family according to assessed learning needs
considering readiness, ability, preferences, and cultural /
Demonstrates the ability to organize and prioritize the needs of
groups of patients or an individual patient.
Demonstrates a general ability to manage assignments and perform
routine duties on the unit.
Instructs other team members when appropriate, explaining goals and
rationale for individualized care.
Demonstrates understanding of clinical pathways and utilizes
appropriately. Maintains a professional demeanor in all
Documents in an accurate, clear, and concise way and includes
pertinent clinical data.
Shares information and reports significant changes and/or abnormal
findings to appropriate team members in a timely manner.
Participates in regulatory surveys.
Participates in the performance improvement activities.
Assists with orientation and ongoing competencies.
Provides a safe and secure environment for patient care.
Maintains knowledge with current trends and professional standards
within a specialty.
Demonstrates understanding of role in emergency preparedness
Responsible for ensuring that pick list is accurate and up to
Labels all medications on sterile field according to policy.
Participates in direct patient care. Assists with moving,
repositioning, and transportation of patient. Assists surgeon as
Required to take call.
All other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associates Degree Surgical Technology preferred.
Certified Surgical Technologist required.
One (1) year of surgical technologist experience is preferred.
BLS certification is required within 30 days of hire or
Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with
individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to
communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable
Must follow MidMichigan Health blood borne pathogen and TB testing
MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and
employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows.
An employee may be required to participate in further learning
opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.
Keywords: MidMichigan Health, Flint , Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Alma, Michigan
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