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Surgical Technician - Ochsner Baptist - Full Time - Sign On Bonus Available

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

This job assures availability of equipment and supplies for endoscopy / surgical procedures; exhibits skills to competently scrub for surgical procedures and assist for endoscopy procedures; and performs other duties as assigned by the RN.

This job demonstrates action consistent with Ochsner’s “Expectations” as duties are performed on a daily basis.


Required - High school graduate or equivalent. Greduate from accepted course in Surgical Technology. Certification preffered.

Work Experience

Required - None.


Required - Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association, Certification in Surgical Technology preferred.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard
  • Knowledge in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic techniques

Job Duties
•  Uses the principles of aseptic technique when fulfilling the duties of surgical scrub.
•  Maintains knowledge of medications and surgical instruments used on the surgical field.
•  Maintains knowledge of and skill in use of emergency equipment and procedures.
•  Organizes activities and supplies based on surgery schedule and daily needs of the department.

•  Competently cares for and provides services to patients/customers in specific relations to their age and developmental stage with supervision of the staff nurse.
•  Communicates information pertaining to patient care needs to patients, family members and co-workers, as needed.
•  Maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training and credentials.
•  Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:  Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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