Job Location The Certified Surgical Tech/Patient Support Tech position is located in Kokomo, Indiana. Job Duties
The Certified Surgical Tech/Patient Support Tech serves as a member of the team, working with surgeons, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, registered nurses and other surgical personnel in delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities in the preoperative arena such as scrubbing and assisting
Assists in the set up and breakdown of other sterile procedures performed in the area
Responsibilities include stocking the Operating Room suites and general patient care areas
Responsibilities may include cleaning equipment used in the unit procedures
The role will work under the direction of the charge nurse and other registered nurses as needed
Experience One year of current Certified Surgical Tech experience preferred in an operating room. Education Graduate from a recognized school for Surgical Technology. License Current certification required.
Understanding of aseptic principles
Oral communication skills to communicate appropriately with the entire surgical team
Written skills for appropriate documentation
Ability to work with peers in a team manner
Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her area
Positive interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and personnel
Positive customer service
Able to use calculator and be proficient at addition and multiplication
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