Support Tech Surgery - Mt. Vernon
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Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
It’s more than a career, it’s a calling.
IL-SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital – Mt. Vernon
This role will be 8a-430p most days, but the candidate selected will need to be flexible as the hours could change.
Assists in planning, coordinating and implementing indirect patient care and unit maintenance.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Prepares for surgery daily by stocking operating rooms according to PAR (Periodic Automatic Replenishment) levels, checking each operating room for proper equipment for cases scheduled, and checking case carts for instrumentation needs.
Restocks warmers throughout the day with fluids, blankets, etc. Orders supplies from central supply/dispatch. Performs daily diagnostic testing and recording of sterilization equipment according to hospital policy and manufacturer’s recommendations.
Restocks and cleans all anesthesia equipment used, transporting equipment and supplies to other service areas of hospital as needed.
Assists with the maintenance of surgery equipment by reporting malfunctions to the proper personnel.
Assists in maintaining unit efficiency by cleaning operating rooms between procedures, washing instruments between procedures, and flash sterilizing instruments under the direction of a certified surgical tech or registered nurse.
Assists with lifting and turning patients, transporting patients, and assisting in pre/post op areas and PACU (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit) as needed.
Exhibits excellent verbal communication skills and commitment to patient satisfaction 100% of the time. Utilizes service recovery skills by reporting any concerns to the appropriate personnel.
Maintains communication with operating room director, management, anesthesiologist, CRNAs, and appropriate service representatives to ensure efficient work flow.
Performs other duties as assigned.