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Surgical Technologist - Largo Medical Center

Location: Largo, MD Job Number: 703830 Date posted: 07/12/2018
Description: Assists surgical team by preparing instruments and equipment needed for scheduled procedures. Assists surgeon during procedures.


Essential Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to strict aseptic techniques.

  • Obtains and inspects surgical instrument needed for each procedure.

  • Sets up instruments for use during the surgical procedure.

  • Assures that all equipment and supplies are available for the surgical procedure.

  • Assists surgeon during procedures.

  • Assists with moving, positioning, and transporting patients.

  • Handles specimens in accordance with established operating room procedures.
  • Performs counts of instruments, sharps, and sponges with the circulating nurse in accordance with established operating room procedures.

  • Removes instruments from operating room and returns them to sterile processing.
  • Assists in cleaning surgical equipment and operating room for next case.

  • May oversee equipment and supply inventory for a service.

  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot complex technical equipment.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of operating room experience required. Education

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • Completion of an approved civilian or military training for surgical technologist. License, Certification, Registration

  • BLS certification required.

    Additional Requirements:

  • In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal and communication skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, lift at least 50 pounds, hear, speak, and see.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in ambulatory surgery preferred.
  • Certified Surgical Technologist certification preferred.

    Primary Location: Maryland,Largo,Largo Health Center 1221 Mercantile Ln. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Largo-ASC Travel: Yes, 15 % 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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