ensures 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 description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Required - High school diploma or equivalent and
graduate from an accepted course in surgical technology.
Required - None.
Preferred - 1 year of experience in a similar medical
Required - Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart
Preferred - Certification in surgical technology.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Expertise in the theory and application of sterile and
Knowledge of human anatomy, surgery procedures, and
implementation instruments and technologies.
Basic analytical skills.
Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based
Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to
present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of
individuals throughout the patient care process.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend,
holiday, on call availability).
Performs direct patient care duties.
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.
Maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills,
training and credentials.
Adapts to rapid changes in the department caused by unit
census, patient acuity and resource availability.
Performs other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer 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
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an
occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.