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We are looking for an experienced Ophthalmic Surgery Scrub Technician that has an interest in working part-time/on-call to join our team.
The Ophthalmic Surgery Scrub Technician is responsible for performing the duties of a scrub technician and assists in the operative procedure by preparation of unsterile equipment and supplies.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team.Assists with the preparation of the operating room for surgical procedures.Assists with skin preparations and with draping of patients.Assists with care, preparation, maintenance, and after-care of sterile and unsterile supplies and equipment.Knows and practices the principles and techniques of sterile technique.Handles specimens in accordance with procedures.Removes drapes at end of procedure, cleanses the patient of prep solution and applies dressing as needed.Cleans instruments and equipment after use and returns them to proper area for storage processing.Respects patient's right to privacy, dignity, and confidentiality.Differentiates sterilization methods required for specific instruments and equipment.Helps maintain supplies including participating in monthly outdates and yearly inventory count.Participates as delegated in various committee functions.Assists with housekeeping duties as necessary to provide a safe environment.Participates in sponge, instrument, and needle counts with the circulating nurse as deemed necessary.Demonstrates ability to understand and use autoclaves, sonic cleaner and washer/disinfector.Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service programs.Participates in departmental conferences, orientation of new personnel and inservice programs as assigned.Assists with stocking, replenishing, and preparation of supplies.Updates knowledge in surgical techniques and related nursing care.Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual responsibility.Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor.Participates in Performance Improvement activities.Cleans equipment.Changes work schedule as required by Nurse Manager to adjust for special needs, absences, and other unexpected occurrences.Implements safety precautions and provides continual vigilance against accidents, fire, theft, vandalism, harm, and inappropriate use of supplies and equipment.Handles and disposes of biohazardous waste appropriately.
- Functions as a scrub technician in the operating room.
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)Current CPR certification
- Minimum 2 years as Ophthalmic Surgery Scrub Technician
Skills and Abilities
Basic knowledge of surgical procedures, needs, and steps in use of materials.Experience scrubbing ophthalmic surgeries (particularly cataracts), oculoplastics, plastics, skin excisions, and general surgeries.
- Knowledge in fundamentals of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, sterilization procedures, aseptic techniques, and maintenance and care of equipment.