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Certified Surgical Tech (CST)

Location : Oakland, CA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : Wand-9190997
Start Date : 05/29/2019
End Date : 08/28/2019
Hours : Full Time
Job Category : Certified Surgical Tech (CST)

Job Description :
Source=Wand;ID=0;SourceID=9190997;Status=;Client=UCSF Benioff Childrens Hospital Oakland ( CA);City=Oakland;State=CA;Start=5/29/2019;End=8/28/2019;Duration=91;Cert=Clinical - Allied - Travel;Specialty=Operating Room Technician;Unit=OPERATING RM : 10*7420;Shift=;# of Postions=1;Guaranteed Hours=40.00;Type=Travel;BillRate=$1.00;OTRate= ;OTRules= ;ChargeRate= ;CallbackRate= ;CallbackRate= ;HolidayRate= ;OnCallRateDescription= ;Orientation= ;Description=Reports to Coordinator, Surgical Services. The Operating Room Technician is a professional, responsible for scrubbing on all cases, maintaining appropriate equipment and supplies, and assisting the Operating Room Staff to maintain the daily running of the Operating Room, by carrying out support assignments.Essential Functions:1. Responsible for performing as a scrubbing technician on all surgical cases.2. Responsible for performing all assigned support duties, as the Float Technician, in a manner that provides high quality and safe patient care.3. Responsible for providing sterile and unsterile instrumentation/equipment, linen, and supply set-ups for surgical procedures4. Responsible for observing and maintaining aseptic technique throughout operative procedures5. Assist RN circulator, with initiating and maintaining sponge, needle, and instrument counts throughout specified operations according to OR Sponge and Needle Count Policy, JCAHO and AORN Standards.6. Assist RN circulator with specimen handling during surgery according to OR Protocol for Handling of Specimens, CHO Safety Policy and Infection Control.7. Consistently observe and anticipate each step of surgical procedures.8. Must take part in an on call rotating, weekend and holiday coverage system, as required.9. Assemble equipment necessary for specialty procedures under ASEPTIC conditions.10. Responsible for assembling all extra instrumentation, supplies and equipment for, to follow cases and add-ons.11. Assist personnel, assigned to the room, to turn over, clean and set up for next case12. Responsible for making sure instrumentation is sterilized between cases, for the next case.13. Prepare and set up all equipment needed for cases, including but not limited to, microscopes, CUSA, bovies, headrest, power and video equipment.14. Demonstrates knowledge of different developmental stages in the pediatric environment.15. Awareness of the religious, ethical and cultural differences among the various population groups.Other Job Functions:1. Responsible for training new personnel on operative procedures, to include prepping and draping of operative site.2. Responsible for assisting in keeping Surgeon s Preference Cards current.3. Responsible for carrying out support assignments required to keep the OR s stocked and organized.4. Practice effective inter and intra departmental communication skills.5. Must be willing to work overtime when emergency conditions require additional hours of patient services.6. Responsible for making sure the patient s x-rays are available for the case.7. Assist the RN circulator in prepping the patient while the RN initiates sponge, needle and instrument count.8. Completes guarantee sheets for any add-on cases and for the next days schedule.9. Acts as a liaison between the OR and CPD.10. Responsible for returning all extra supplies, instrumentation and equipment to their proper locations after each case.11. Coordinate the Senior Buyer in reviewing the Preliminary schedule in order to request specialty instruments, equipment and supplies.12. Deliver PACU bed to appropriate room when notified.;VMSPositionType= AvgHoursPerWeek= InterviewRequired=False;
Required Qualifications :
Skills :
Operating Room (OR)
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