Surgical Technician- Operating Room/Vascular Surgery - Per Diem
Company: The Guthrie Clinic
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Position Summary Assists Physician in OR and in office
Education, License, & Cert--- Graduate of an accredited Surgical
Technician School; may practice surgical technology during a
12-month period immediately following completion of school but must
pass and maintain surgical technology certification. --- LPN with
current license --- Has completed an appropriate training program
for surgical technology in the United Sates Army, Navy, Air Force,
Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Public Health Service Commissioned
Experience Experience preferred, by may be trained on-the-job, if
recent graduate. Must have general knowledge of surgical
procedures, and draw specialized training from working with
physician or physicians on the job.
Essential Functions Preps patient for Surgery.
Assures presence of equipment and supplies in OR, according to
Surgeons directions, and arranges instruments.
Assists the physician with the surgical procedures.
Adjusts lights and equipment, as directed.
Washes and sterilizes equipment, using germicides, autoclave and
May count sponges, needles and instruments used during surgery.
Evaluates, examines, changes dressings, inserts catheters, removes
catheters, etc., on clinic patients who are hospitalized or
Sets up and maintains examination rooms.
Directs patient to exam room and prepares patient for exam or
Determines height, weight, respirations, blood pressure,
temperature, additional testing, and records same on chart.
Interviews the patient to record history and allergies on
Attends physician during exam and treatment when requested.
Orders and maintains supplies.
Assists in clinical patient care, performing such duties as setting
up for colposcopies, Leeps and endometrial biopsies, and in
performing other procedures.
Assists the physician by screening patient calls and providing the
answers, when possible, and forwarding others onto the
Sets up and assists with outpatient tubal ligations and outpatient
Answers telephone and performs other clerical functions as
necessary (screens calls according to urgency and need).
Other Duties Performs other duties as assigned.
Joining the Guthrie team allows you to become a part of a tradition
of excellence in health care. In all areas and at all levels of
Guthrie, you'll find staff members who have committed themselves to
serving the community.The Guthrie Clinic is an Equal Opportunity
Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the
workplace.The Guthrie Clinic is a non-profit, integrated,
practicing physician-led organization in the Twin Tiers of New York
and Pennsylvania. Our multi-specialty group practice of more than
500 physicians and 302 advanced practice providers offers 47
specialties through a regional office network providing primary and
specialty care in 22 communities. Guthrie Medical Education
Programs include General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency
Medicine, Family Medicine, Anesthesiology and Orthopedic Surgery
Residency, as well as Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology and
Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship programs. Guthrie is also a
clinical campus for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of
Keywords: The Guthrie Clinic, Scranton , Surgical Technician- Operating Room/Vascular Surgery - Per Diem, Professions , Waverly, Pennsylvania
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