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Technician II, Surgical Scrub

Primary Location Jonesboro, Georgia Job Number 1071886 Date posted 06/07/2022
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The Surgical Technician is responsible for helping to prepare OR, scrubbing with Surgeon and assisting with surgical procedures to include, but not limited to: ophthalmology procedures, ENT procedures, Orthopedic procedures, OB procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Preceptor of all new technicians, providing training on new equipment and patient care services. Assists in the ongoing process of healthcare delivery to patients incorporating age related and developmental specific requirements. Provides technical skills assisting surgeon and operating surgical equipment in a safe efficient manner.

  • Pre Surgery: Set up surgical equipment, instruments and sterile supplies and make sure the equipment works properly. Prepares patient for surgery by shaving, washing and disinfecting incision areas. Assists in transfer of patients to the operating room and helps to position them on the operating table.

  • Intraoperatively: Pass instruments and sterile supplies to the surgeon and surgical assistant. Helps to keep track of needles, sponges, instruments and supplies. Cuts sutures and holds retractors. Manage specimens taken for analysis.

  • Postop: Help transport patients to recovery area. Prepares instruments for sterilization. Clean the operating room and restock it with supplies. Prepares for operating room for next case.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience scrubbing in an OR setting





  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • Graduation from a recognized Surgical Technologist Program required.


License, Certification, Registration

  • Surgical Technologist Certificate within 12 months of hire

  • Basic Life Support required at hire


Additional Requirements:

  • N/A


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working in the OR assisting with cataract and glaucoma surgeries.

  • (CST) Certified Surgical Technologist, (NCCT) National Center for Competency Testing preferred.

Primary Location: Georgia,Jonesboro,Southwood Medical Offices II Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 07:00 AM Working Hours End: 06:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: GTC|UFCW|Local 1996 Job Level: Entry Level Department: Southwood Medical Offices - Day Surgery - 2808 Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.