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Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Cary
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
The Surgical Technician, ASC possesses expertise in the theory and
application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human
anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to
facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive, therapeutic, and diagnostic
procedures. This position has a dual function in the operating room and the
ambulatory setting and demonstrates competency in the care of surgical patients in
the ambulatory surgical setting.
Establishes and maintains sterile field and assures team maintains sterile environment.
Demonstrate and practice a good understanding of sterile technique. Has advanced knowledge of instrumentations.
Prepare Operating Room with appropriate instrumentation, equipment and supplies.
Demonstrates correct and safe instrumentation passing and performs sponge, needle and instrument counts in a safe and accurate manner according to established policy.
Maintain technical skills to serve a patient population composed of infancy to geriatric clients.
Ability to demonstrate knowledge of anatomy relating to the surgical procedure and the instrumentation required in order to effectively anticipate the needs of the surgeon.
Ability to set priorities and respond appropriately to actual and/or potential life threatening situations.
Adherence to standards including but not limited to ASC policies and procedures, regulatory standards, and patient safety goals.
Assume responsibility for self and ensures that the policies, procedures and safety practices of the Operating Room and ASC are reinforced.
Achieves target of room readiness on a consistent basis.
Serve as a role model to new employees and other staff members. Serve as a resource and preceptor to less experienced Surgical Techs.
Establish and maintain sterile field and assure team maintains sterile environment independently. Anticipate the needs of the surgical team. Applies advanced knowledge of instrumentation for multispecialty cases.
Demonstrate appropriate and correct case preparation. Competent at unit level. Corrects deficiencies at the case level. Communicate effectively with patients, staff members and physicians Hospital are reinforced.
Assist in Sterile Processing as needed to sterilize and package surgical instrument trays.

Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:
* Requires High School Diploma. Graduation from a Surgical Technology program.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
* BLS required
Professional Experience Requirements:
* Minimum of 3 years OR experience required
* CST Preferred
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit: Rex Cary OR Services Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:CaryExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Cary , Surgical Tech UNC REX/CARY OR SERVICES, Healthcare , Cary, North Carolina

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