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Surgical Technician - Per diem
Refocus Eye Health Rockville, MD

Surgical Technician - Per diem

Refocus Eye Health
Rockville, MD
  • Part-Time
Job Description

As a per diem Surgical Technologist, you play a crucial role in the operating room by assisting surgeons and other medical professionals during surgical procedures. Your primary responsibilities include preparing the operating room, sterilizing equipment, and ensuring a safe and aseptic environment. Your attention to detail, knowledge of surgical procedures, and ability to work efficiently contribute to the success of surgical interventions.

*** This is a per diem position that will end up being part time as the surgery center gets built up ***

Job Responsibilities:

Preoperative Preparation:

  • Set up and organize the operating room with surgical instruments, equipment, and sterile supplies.
  • Check and ensure that all necessary equipment is functioning properly.
  • Verify the cleanliness and sterility of the surgical instruments and supplies.

Assisting Surgical Team:

  • Hand instruments and supplies to the surgeon and other team members during procedures.
  • Anticipate the needs of the surgical team and provide necessary support.
  • Maintain a sterile field throughout the surgery.

Patient Care:

  • Assist in the positioning and draping of patients before surgery.
  • Prepare and transport patients to and from the operating room.
  • Monitor and document vital signs during surgery.

Postoperative Duties:

  • Assist with the removal of soiled drapes and used instruments.
  • Dispose of medical waste according to established protocols.
  • Clean and restock the operating room for subsequent procedures.

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Communicate effectively with the surgical team, including surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure seamless patient care.

Adherence to Protocols and Safety Standards:

  • Follow established protocols and procedures to maintain a safe and sterile environment.
  • Adhere to infection control policies and standards.

Continuing Education:

  • Stay informed about new surgical techniques, equipment, and procedures.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development to enhance skills and knowledge.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program.
  • Certification as a Surgical Technologist (CST) is often required.
  • Knowledge of aseptic techniques and infection control.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.

Working Conditions:

  • Work primarily takes place in the operating room.
  • May involve standing for extended periods and occasional lifting of heavy equipment.
  • Exposure to various surgical procedures and potential biohazards.
  • This job description serves as a general guideline for the responsibilities and qualifications typically associated with the role of a Surgical Technologist. Specific duties and requirements may vary depending on the healthcare facility and the nature of surgical procedures performed.


Refocus Eye Health

Rockville, MD
20850 USA



Posted date

6 days ago

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Refocus Eye Health job posting for a Surgical Technician - Per diem in Rockville, MD with a salary of $1,490 to $2,450 Weekly with a map of Rockville location.