Understands the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. Conveys instruments and supplies to the surgeon as necessary, and is responsible for maintenance of the sterile field. Maintains and follows accepted hospital procedures under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. Handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment utilized during the surgical procedure.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Picks supplies and instrumentation for surgical procedures.
Participates in maintenance of preference cards.
Assists RN with room preparation.
Maintains and promotes a clean environment and uses infection control practices
Participates in sterilization and disinfection processes
Assists in cleaning between cases
Sets up and maintains sterile field
Selects and sets up appropriate instrumentation for cases and cares for specialty instrumentation
Maintains accurate count of sponges, sharps, and instruments
Follows preference cards to select routine supplies, equipment and instruments
Assists with draping and positioning of patients
Passes appropriate instruments and supplies to surgeon and assistant
Handles, labels, and passes medications to surgeon under the supervision of the RN
High School Diploma or GED
Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain current at all times).
Completion of a formal OR tech training program
Certified as an Operating Room Technician preferred
One yearâ��s experience in the operating room preferred
Preferred: Surgical Technology Certification
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105009424
About Desert Regional Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.