Surgical Tech

ID: 11712



Posted: March 16, 2020

Surgical Tech

Location: Atlanta Metro Area
Compensation: Depends on Compensation

Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, the Surgical Technologist I scrubs for surgical procedures and performs other duties related to the preparation and maintenance of the operating room environment and assists with the peri-operative care of patients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Works with the surgical team under the direct supervision of a registered nurse to provide care to the patient during the intra-operative period
    • Performs scrub duties according to procedure
    • Selects and organizes supplies and equipment specific to the proposed surgical procedure
    • Anticipates changes and makes adjustments in case preparation according to the variation in the surgical procedures
    • Cares for instruments and supplies according to established procedures
  • Participates in activities conducive to the safety of patients and team members
    • Monitors and supports use of aseptic technique
    • Correctly labels medications on the field
    • Actively participates in the Universal Protocol process
    • Responsible with the RN for prevention of retained surgical items
    • Responsible for the care and handling of specimens.


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