Surgical Technologist - Orthopaedic Surgical Center

Concord, NH

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
 DescriptionSummaryProvides surgical care to patients within the operating room under the supervision of perioperative nurses and/or surgeons. Utilizes AORN standards, recommended practices, and guidelines' as a reference to ensure quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care.EducationGraduate from an accredited surgical technologist program.Certification, Registration & LicensureCertification required to obtain: Basic Life Support within 3 months of hire. Medical Technician - NH Board of Registration of Medical TechniciansExperienceA minimum of 1 year experience as a surgical technologist.ResponsibilitiesPlans for surgical procedures by assembling instrumentation, equipment, and necessary supplies.Maintains the integrity of the sterile field by utilizing knowledge of aseptic technique.Assists surgeon and physician assist (P.A.) with activities at the sterile field.Participates and engages in center activities.Functions as a leader for surgical team.Performs sterilization of equipment.Assists with maintaining a clean and safe surgical environment.Pro actively plans and participates in requirements for surgical case.Helps to contain supply costs.Performs other duties as assigned.Additional Job DescriptionPhysical and Work RequirementsThe physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is MEDIUM. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 - 25 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 - 50 pounds.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to hear, reach, speak, and stand. The employee is frequently required to bend, do repetitive motion, perform activities that require fine motor skills, squat, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb, kneel, sit, and smell.Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to bloodborne pathogens, bodily fluids. The employee is frequently exposed to airborne pathogens, moving mechanical parts, nonweather related heat or cold, radiation, slippery surfaces, toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne contaminants, electrical hazards - shock, and vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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