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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
Salary:

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.

Address

Refocus Eye Health

Rockville, MD
20850 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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.