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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:07 AM

**Department:**
16301_37060 Operating Room - SM
**Expected Weekly Hours:**
20
**Shift:**
Rotating Shift
**Position Purpose:**
**Job Description Details:**
**JOB SUMMARY**
Under direct supervision, performs a variety of duties in the Operating Room with possible rotation to other Surgical Services departments. Assists with surgical procedures, providing the surgeon with the necessary surgical instruments, supplies and/or equipment with maximum efficiency and optimum maintenance of aseptic technique.
**TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**
1. Prepares operating room for surgery by checking the case cart and preference sheet, and aseptically opening instruments, supplies and/or equipment.
2. Sets up and maintains sterile field, and assists during the case by providing the surgical team with the necessary surgical instruments, sponges, sutures and medications.
3. Demonstrates theory and skill of surgical asepsis by maintaining and assisting efficiently within the sterile field.
4. Participates with the sponge, needle and instrument counts.
5. Performs duties under the direction of the registered nurse circulator. Communicates to the circulating nurse all pertinent information for continuity of patient care.
6. At the completion of the surgical case, assists in room clean-up and the removal of the soiled case cart, supplies and trash from OR room.
7. Demonstrates ability to function in all surgical specialties and performs assignments with minimal assistance.
8. Complies with interdepartmental and intradepartmental cost containment measures.
9. Participates in unit based committees.
10. Transports laboratory, surgical instruments and/or supplies as needed/requested.
11. May be utilized to perform in a capacity of a Surgical Service assistant.
12. Collaborates with orientation of new personnel in the department as requested and/or assigned. Acts as a resource person and role model.
13. As the patient advocate, notifies appropriate member of the health care team of observed condition or change in condition of the patient to provide continuity of patient care.
14. Completion of all mandatory competencies by due date and all employee health requirements by due dates.
15. Maintains accountability for individual learning needs and for updating knowledge and skills required to perform their responsibility.
16. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide the care appropriate to the age of the patient served in their unit, including but not limited to principles of growth and development, psychological needs, physiological needs, etc. Such should be provided as described in the unit's department policy and procedure manual.
17. Incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and values of St. Mary Mercy Hospital in behaviors, practices
and decisions
**REQUIRMENTS**
Education
+ Associate degree in Surgical Technology or
+ Specialized training in the Armed Forces or
+ A minimum of 2 years experience as a Surgical Technician
Licensure
**Surgical Technician Certification Preferred.**
+ BLS Certificaiton
**Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion**
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.
Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.
Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.

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