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Surgical Technician, Certified - Cherry Hill

Company: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital
Location: Camden
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities Handles aseptic technique, operative procedures, operating room instrumentation and equipment. Is responsible for scrubbing during operative procedures while under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.

  • Creates and maintain sterile field applying the principles of aseptic practice.
  • Identifies breaks in sterile technique with notification to surgeon and scrub nurse.
  • Maintains standards of practice for event related sterilization.
  • Preforms surgical count following established policy and procedure. Initiates corrective actions.
  • Anticipates and delivers to the sterile field instrumentation and equipment needs during case:
    • Knowledge of procedure
    • Knowledge of specific instruments and equipment required
    • Knowledge of operation, safety, parameters and settings for equipment
    • Identifies malfunctioning equipment and instrumentation:
      • Removes from field
      • Notification to circulator/equipment technician
      • Uses supplies judiciously and in a cost-effective manner during case.
      • Selects equipment and supplies for cases (including emergency equipment):
        • According to case requirements and specific surgeon preference cards
        • Inspects sterile items for contamination and checks for outdates.
        • Verifies accurate functioning of equipment.
        • Preforms sterilization of equipment by approved methods:
          • Documentation of sterilization parameters
          • Appropriately prepares for sterilization Qualifications 7a-5:30p - 4 days/week. Call required.
            • Surgical Technology training and certification required.
            • Scrub Tech School/program required.
            • 1-3 years of experience preferred. Conditions of Employment Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jeffersons clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.Closing Statement Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees. Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nations best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation. Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers. As an employer, Jeffersonmaintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans. Par Reference Code Trans#42752

Keywords: Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, Camden , Surgical Technician, Certified - Cherry Hill, Healthcare , Camden, New Jersey

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