Surgery Care Affiliates Certified Surgical Technician in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Overview

SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

Facility Description:

Mile High SurgiCenter is licensed by the State of Colorado and was established by clinical personnel to offer safe, high-quality surgical care. You will find that because the center specializes in outpatient surgery, our patients enjoy many advantages including personalized service and excellent medical care.

Mile High SurgiCenter spans over 7,000 square feet. It is designed to give patients, friends and family a relaxing experience before, during and after the procedure. Mile High SurgiCenter also provides a high ratio of medical staff to patients in order to provide the highest quality experience and attentive care.

Mile High SurgiCenter emphasizes our public commitment to continuous improvement and delivery of safe, high quality care through maintaining our Accreditation with The Joint Commission and to have a continued focus on maintaining and exceeding their standards of care.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Registered Nurse. The CST performs duties according to scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities and according to the surgical technologist professional organization and certification board.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To utilize specialized knowledge of surgical techniques while giving direct and indirect patient care.

  • Demonstrates and adheres to principles of aseptic techniques.

  • Knowledgeable of all basic set-ups for surgical procedures.

  • Assists in ensuring patient safety.

  • To perform the tasks of the “scrub” role.

  • Scrubs, gowns, and gloves members of surgical team following aseptic techniques.

  • Assists in set up of operating room with all necessary equipment and supplies.

  • Assists with the preparation, transportation, and monitoring of patients.

  • Arranges instruments according to routine for given procedure.

  • Handles instruments according to routine for given procedure.

  • Maintains sterile field throughout the surgical procedure.

  • Performs room clean up following procedures, as well as general housekeeping duties.

  • Provides assistance in emergency situations as directed.

  • Functions in the role of second assistant following successful skills demonstration.

  • To function efficiently as a member of the surgical team.

  • Provides assistance to team members, physicians, and anesthesia personnel as needed (i.e. reliability, initiative, work relations, training needs).

  • Reviews physicians’ preference cards and updates as needed.

  • Assists with stocking, preparation, and waste management of supplies.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • To support quality activities.

  • Develop communication skills and promote departmental relationships to ensure continuity of care.

  • Participates in on-going committees and other educational programs to enhance patient care.

  • Maintains current CPR certification.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized and accredited Operating Room Technician Program.

  • Prior Experience as an ORT preferred.

  • Current Surgical Technologist certification.

  • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification

Please send resumes to melissa.murphy@scasurgery.com

2018-4669

TypeFull-Time

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