DEPARTMENT: CH - Operating Room.
The Lead Technician role is that of a working, hands-on interactive team member who demonstrates strong leadership abilities. Under the supervision of the Surgical Manager and Resource Coordinator, the Lead Tech assists in coordination and delivery of patient care in the surgical suite. The lead tech is expected to direct the workflow within the specialty to achieve optimum performance. The lead tech promotes collaboration and acts as a liaison between all members of the multi-disciplinary health care team, and actively participates in unit and system wide committees. The lead tech demonstrates strong preceptor and mentoring skills. In addition to providing patient care by performing surgical scrubbing tasks and assisting the RN with circulating duties, the Lead Tech maintains supply levels within the specialty and assists the Manager in the overall function of the service line. The Lead Tech participates in strategic planning and operational processes for the unit. The Lead Tech assists the manager in preparation and maintenance of the fiscal year operational and capital budget and monitors it’s cost-efficiency. Demonstrates competency in use of computer, and MSM systems. Willingly performs assigned role as directed by Manager and Resource Coordinators. Provides courteous customer services to personnel utilizing the services of this department. Maintains open communication and is available to component organizations and practitioner sites for consultation.
Graduate of a Surgical Technologist program. Must complete (or have completed) training courses for personal computers. Must successfully pass Windows Class and obtain Network password. preferred. 1-2 years’ experience as a Surgical Technologist. Professional Certification is required.