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Surgical Specialty Tech - CV

Company: SSM Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

**$7500 Sign on bonus available for eligible candidates**

Looking for a surgical tech opportunity where patients come first and you are valued as a team member?  This position is full time working CV.  As a Surgical Specialty Tech, you will be a vital member of the care team for our patients.  At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate people like you.

Performs the role of surgical specialist in the surgery department and perform patient care activities as assigned to assist the Staff Registered Nurse or Physician.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Anticipate and plan individualized care for the patient based on advanced knowledge of the surgical case and anticipate unexpected patient and surgeon needs.
  • Perform in the surgical technologist role, both running the table and assisting the surgeon at an expert level on all types of specialty cases utilizing the principles of surgical asepsis, infection control, universal precautions and life safety.
  • Maintain an orderly and organized work environment and take responsibility for the maintenance and care of all specialty equipment and assist the team to meet both quality and efficiency outcomes.
  • Prioritize effectively, implement high level problem solving skills and perform in a coordinated manner when delivering care in high stress environments.
  • Demonstrate expertise in the operation and function of all instrumentation and equipment for all cases in specialty area.
  • Maintain all specialty instrument sets, demonstrating understanding of appropriate sterilization methods and act as a resource and mentor to non-specialty staff on specialty equipment and instrumentation.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of technical program for operating room technicians

EXPERIENCE

  • Two years’ surgical technician experience, with one year in a specialty area

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Constant use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Constant lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Frequent lifting/moving patients.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching and gripping.
  • Frequent use of clear vision at 20 inches or less.
  • Frequent use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing over 50 lbs.
  • Occasional use of clear vision at 20 feet or more.
  • Occasional use of sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional keyboard use/data entry.
  • Rare kneeling.

Keywords: SSM Health, Oklahoma City , Surgical Specialty Tech - CV, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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