Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
Handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment utilized during the surgical procedure.
Understands the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon.
Conveys instruments and supplies to the surgeon as necessary, and is responsible for maintenance of the sterile field.
Maintains and follows accepted hospital procedures under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.
Demographic information,limited Patient Health Information related to job function.
Department Specific Duties:
Demonstrates the ability to anticipate the needs of the Cardiothoracic Surgeons.
Practices within the Scope of Practice for a Surgical Technician.
Demonstrates the ability to pull cases and ensure that all supplies are available for Cardiothoracic cases.
Maintains all applicable licensure.
Picks supplies and instrumentation for surgical procedures.
Participates in maintenance of preference cards.
Assists RN with room preparation.
Maintains and promotes a clean environment and uses infection control practices
Participates in sterilization and disinfection processes
Assists in cleaning between cases
Sets up and maintains sterile field
Selects and sets up appropriate instrumentation for cases and cares for specialty instrumentation
Maintains accurate count of sponges, sharps, and instruments
Follows preference cards to select routine supplies, equipment and instruments
Assists with draping and positioning of patients
Passes appropriate instruments and supplies to surgeon and assistant
Handles, labels, and passes medications to surgeon under the supervision of the RN
Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain current at all times)
Minimum of 10 years experience in the operating room
Certified as an Operating Room Technician preferred
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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