The Bioskills Technician responsibility are very similar to those of a Surgical technologist in the clinical setting. In the medical education setting their role is expanded to ensure Client’s surgical education events run as smoothly and efficiently as possible by communicating and working closely with the Sponsor, and STI team members in fulfillment of the training program’s objectives, including, but not limited to, the following:
Set up of mobile laboratory locations and equipment. This involves “roadie” type activities that are very physical, including lifting equipment and supplies (up to 75lbs), moving things on and off truck.
Ensures that the Bioskills laboratory environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the workshop activities are conducted under conditions that maximize attendee safety.
You will perform basic tasks such as Station preparation, instrument set-up, instrument cleaning, lab cleaning, and other activities similar to those performed by a Surgical Technologist in a clinical setting.
You will function as a “first assist” to the surgical teams before, during, and after surgery, maintaining a clean surgical environments, ensure proper instruments are on hand, and provide surgeons side-by-side assistance during surgical procedures.
Ensuring each project is properly equipped with surgical instruments, equipment and supplies for laboratory events.
Be accountable for STI-SOP, and OSHA compliance
Tissue receipt, station setup, station breakdown and specimen(s) return shipment.
Operate C-arm imaging system, as well as other medical technology, and audio/video equipment
On-going Custodial services and aseptic cleaning of laboratory areas prior to laboratory close-up.
Minimum 2 associates or 4 year undergraduate degree with hiring preference to those with focus on medical specialties, anatomy and/or physiology, RN, Physician Assistant, Anatomist, a Surgical Instrument Technician certification, or similar education background.
Knowledge of uses of Anatomical Tissue, including, but not limited to, Specimen suitability determination, tissue preparation for surgery ready use, decontamination techniques, and clinical application of specimens for procedures.
Working knowledge of surgical instrumentation and medical device nomenclature, application and use
Works under the supervision of the proctoring surgeon/Sponsor/or more senior Technologist., aid the Proctoring physician in “First Assist” role in the laboratory. Working knowledge of surgical procedures and the steps the surgeon needs to take in order to complete the procedure. Able to anticipate the surgeon needs in order to make the procedure as smooth and efficient as possible.
Need to possess & utilize exceptional communication skills with a professional and courteous demeanor during challenging and stressful situations.
Must have effective problem solving, decision making skills, attention to detail, and accuracy in completing paperwork.
Internal Number: BST01
About Surgical Training Institute LLC
The Surgical Training Institute (STI) provides mobile bio-skills laboratories designed to train physicians, surgical support staff, and corporate sales force personnel in new product applications and surgical techniques. STI mobile bio-skills laboratories are completely self-contained, 1,100 sq. ft. expandable trailers, with state-of-the-art operating room space, including: eight training stations, gowning rooms, C-arm imaging systems, integrated audio and visual capabilities, surgical supplies, and tool washing and sterilization equipment.