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Surgical Technologist

Huggins Hospital | Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Huggins Hospital
Under the general supervision of the Clinical Coordinator and Director of Surgical Services, is responsible for the delivery of safe, effective and quality patient/family centered care in Surgical Services.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of various surgical procedures with the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon and to recognize the problems encountered by the surgeon
  • Identifies the name and function of surgical equipment and instrumentation
  • Applies knowledge of normal and pathological anatomy and physiology to individualize patient care
  • Demonstrates the application of the principles of asepsis and disinfection in a knowledgeable manner in the care of supplies, instruments, and the environment
  • Follows strict adherence to policies and regulations regarding maintenance of the sterile field
  • Identifies the principles of sterile technique and applies these techniques when assisting each operative procedure
  • Performs "time out" procedure for every patient to ensure correct side, site and level prior to procedure
  • Protects patient from injury caused by chemical, electrical, positioning, heat and/or extraneous objects
  • Performs count procedure to protect patient from unintended retained foreign objects
  • Manages patient specimen according to hospital policy
  • Measures and passes medications, hemostatic agents and irrigation solutions utilized during the surgical procedure
  • Prepares sterile dressings and/or immobilization devices.
  • May apply dressings per surgeon's orders
  • Updates and keeps accurate records of the surgeon's preferences
  • Identifies and acts appropriately to an OR emergency situation
  • Cross trains to Sterile Processing Department

Job Code: 1800110
Posted On: 06/22/192019-06-22
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare
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