AHA - BLS
The Operating Room Technician works with the surgeon, anesthesiologist or anesthetist, and Perioperative Staff Nurse as a member of the direct patient care team during surgical intervention. Areas of responsibility include preparing and handling supplies and equipment to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for the patient through specific techniques and practices designed to exclude all pathogenic microorganisms for the operative wound.
Graduation from an approved program in Operating Room Technique.
Completion of formalized hospital-based training program in operating room technique.
Certified Surgical Technician (CST), or eligible within six (6) months of hire date.
current Basic Life Support certification.
Able to see, hear, and read, write, and speak English.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assessment: The Operating Room Technician assists the Perioperative Staff Nurse with the collection of data to gather meaningful information pertinent to the planned surgical intervention.
Planning: The Operating Room Technician assists the Perioperative Staff Nurse in developing a plan of care that prescribes intervention to attain expected outcomes.
Implementation: The Operating Room Technician assists the other members of the surgical team in implementing the interventions identified in the plan of care.
Evaluation: The Operating Room Technician assists the perioperative Staff Nurse in evaluation of patient's progress toward attainment of outcomes.
Professional Performance Standards.
Abides by the HMH Legal Compliance Code of Conduct.
Maintains a safe work environment and reports safety concerns appropriately.
Performs other related duties as assigned.