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Surgical Technician at Buffalo Surgery Center in Amherst, New York

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Summary

Assists the surgeon at the sterile field by providing appropriate and adequate sterile instruments and other supplies during the operative procedure. Maintain the surgical field through aseptic practices. Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse as a member of the perioperative team. Assists in the nursing care and preparation of the patient for surgery. Responsible for the assembly of cases. Collaborates with operating room staff to ensure availability and sterility of instrumentation to meet the requirements of scheduled surgical procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


  1. Assists with preoperative procedures and set-up; Assists surgeons, PA'S, NP'S, and RN’s as needed during surgical procedures.

  2. Prepares instruments and sterile supplies.

  3. Assist in the maintenance and care of supplies; equipment and instruments in operating rooms; Assist in preparing operating rooms for a variety of surgical procedures.

Other Duties

Problem Solving:
Responds to a variety of situations which may arise in the course of surgery; anticipates needs of surgical team and addresses according to established protocol. All employees have the responsibility of reporting adverse events or adverse incidents.

Required Education and Experience/ Qualifications


  • Required Knowledge/Skills:

  • Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist program. Instrument Technology skills obtained through applicable job experience and/or appropriate education.

  • Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Eligibility for certification by Association of Surgical Technologists is preferred.