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Surgical Tech

Job ID: 2205009323 Date posted: 03/03/2022 Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
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Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. We’re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for
select positions.

Position Summary:
Surgical technologists are an integral part of the team providing surgical care to patients. They are responsible for assisting in surgical procedures in the operating room. They prepare and organize the operating room and maintain a sterile environment.

Essential Duties:
1. Administers care for the perioperative patient according to hospital procedure.
2. Transports patients to and from surgery according to hospital procedure.
3. Sets up carts for surgical cases utilizing the surgeon’s preference cards.
4. Obtains proper equipment for surgical cases
5. Assists in emergency procedures by obtaining and providing proper equipment and supplies.
6. Demonstrates ability to scrub on all surgical procedure specialties.
7. Assures a fast room turnover by remaining in room and efficiently sets up for next case.
8. Assists throughout the department by helping wherever needed.
9. Check supplies for outdates.
10. Cleans cupboards and OR rooms.
11. Responds appropriately when on call (arrives within 30 minutes).
12. Accepts assignments as requested by Supervisor/Charge Nurse.
13. Seeks growth in knowledge and skills within the OR setting.
14. Reports and follows through on malfunctioning equipment.
15. Communicates pertinent information regarding patients, physicians, equipment, supplies and situations.
16. Assists in training new/existing staff.
17. Assures all surgical needles, instruments, sponges are accounted for during and after completion of surgical procedures.
18. Cares for equipment to prevent breakage, loss or inappropriate use.
19. Is a resource for the instrument room personnel in the appropriate care and set-up of instruments.
20. Maintains cost effectiveness by using only those supplies necessary.
21. Assumes responsibility for a service, including care of equipment, by being a resource to others as assuring that necessary supplies and procedures are in place for that service.
22. Assists in presenting an in-service for the service of responsibility during the year.
23. Performs other duties as assigned.



Qualifications:

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Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate

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