Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: June 12, 2021
sign on bonus available! $5,000 for Full-Time and $2,500 for
Part-Time Surgical Techs
Surgical technologists work under the supervision and delegatory
authority of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct
of invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the
operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions
properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under
conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists are
experts in the theory and application of the principles of asepsis
and sterile technique to combine the knowledge of human anatomy,
surgical procedures, and implementation and tools and technologies
to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and
diagnostic procedures. The surgical technologist handles the
instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical
procedure. He/she has an understanding of the procedure being
performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. He/she has the
necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care
during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for
maintenance of the sterile field.
Prepares and anticipates instrumentation, equipment, and
supplies for usage during the procedure.
Sets up the sterile back table and Mayo stand with instruments,
supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for the
Performs initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the
Participates in the surgical site and patient verification
during the briefing process.
Assists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile
Anticipates the needs of the surgeon by passing instruments and
supplies to surgeon during procedure.
Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during the
Prepares and passes off specimen(s) as appropriate
Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization.
Assists other members of the team with cleaning the operating
room to facilitate turn overs.
Participates in debriefing and quality improvement practices to
ensure quality patient care.
Assists in the development of a proper learning environment in
relation to orientation and education of personnel and
- Performs other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
A. Education / Training:
- High school diploma required. Graduate of an accredited
Surgical Technology program.
B. Work Experience:
- Experience preferred but not required.
C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:
- Certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and
Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) preferred. Certification mandated
within 6 months of date of hire. Membership to the AST preferred
but not required.
- BLS certification required
D. Other Qualifications:
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational
skills, and able to adapt to rapidly changing environment.
A. Physical Effort:
- Able to stand for long periods. Able to lift/move instrument
pans and equipment using proper body mechanics.
B. Work Environment:
- Restricted, sterile environment with controlled humidity and
Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak , Surgical Technologist, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!