Northwell Health Orthopedic Surgical Tech (Syosset) Per Diem - NBSTSA Cert Required in Syosset, New York
Req Number 0011BO
Job Category Nursing Assistant
As an OR Technician, you will participate as a member of the perioperative team by performing direct and indirect perioperative tasks for patient having surgical procedures. You will perform delegated patient care activities according to level of education/training and demonstrated competency in required skills, to ensure patient safety.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Participates in turnover activities and room set up for each surgical procedure.
Assists with surgical set up including the connection of suction, electrical cords, power cables and electrocautery.
Uses supplies in a cost effective manner.
Assists with room turn over and maintenance of the operating room environment.
Breaks down the operating room following each surgical procedure.
Assists with ensuring adequate supply of stock for patient care.
Effectively communicates with all members of the team regarding the need for special equipment and supplies.
Communicates and documents implementation of care, according to policy.
Collaborates with the surgeon to ensure proper labeling of all specimens from the surgical field.
Ensures appropriate and safe use of equipment and instrumentation pre, intro and post operatively; second assists as needed under the direction of the surgeon.
Demonstrates knowledge of the procedure and ability to anticipate need of the surgical team.
Correctly holds retractors as prescribed b the supervising physician.
Anticipates the need for surgical equipment and supplies, obtains the same.
Checks and/or troubleshoots equipment for proper functioning prior to use; appropriately removes malfunctioning equipment from use.
Performs sponge, sharp, and instrument counts with the RN according to policy
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Graduate of an Operating Room Technician Program, required.
Minimum one (1) year of OR Technician experience, required.