Surgical Services Technician Operating Room  in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Surgical Services Technician Operating Room

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Nights (rotating weekends) 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 01578-114490

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


                                                                                                     Nights Shift
 
Center City San Antonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients served by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital. Our 354 bed hospital offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our Suzell Waller Women’s pavilion, the only stand-alone facility in downtown San Antonio dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, has earned an excellent reputation, one baby at a time.
 
Metropolitan Methodist Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare and for the third consecutive year as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. We are pleased to announce it is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We have also been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for our focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 5 consecutive rating periods, as well as Leapfrog’s Top General Hospital award in 2017. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Metropolitan Methodist Hospital under Locations.
 
In this role you will have the opportunity to support our OR.
 
  • Designated by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 150 Best Places to work in healthcare in 2017 & 2018
  • The only hospital in the downtown area with a Robotic program
  • First facility in South Texas to perform Robotic Bariatric Switch procedures
  • The only hospital in San Antonio to maintain an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for 4 consecutive rating periods
  • 12  state of the art OR suites with an average of 550 cases per month and capability to provide all services to include open heart procedures.
  • Great RN retention rate – Only 7% turnover rate with 9 previous residents in various roles (manager, charge nurses and circulators)
  • 2018 CNOR designation (at least 50% of nurses are CNOR certified) - Lifelong learning is highly encouraged!
 
We offer you a generous benefits package including:
 
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment
 
The Perioperative Services Technician performs a variety of delegated tasks under the supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Consistently applies knowledge of perioperative cleaning practices and assists the perioperative patient care team by maintaining a clean, well-organized, adequately stocked, and safe patient environment.
 
Essential Job Functions:
1.       Transports patients from unit to OR taking care to check the pre-op checklist is complete before transport.
2.       Assists OR team in the setup of equipment to include transporting machines, tanks, and related peripheral supplies.
3.       Cleans and cares for equipment when not in use and ensures equipment remains plugged-in and covered. Ensures all equipment is functioning properly and reports machine/equipment malfunctions to the unit manager.
4.       Assists in the pre-operative and intra-operative positioning of patients.
5.       Provides support services to staff, including running errands as directed by the RN Circulator or Anesthesiologist (i.e. between lab, supply room, blood bank, etc.) to assist with smooth operation and coordination of care for surgical services patients.
6.       Performs room turnover and assists with other housekeeping functions as directed.

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED:
  • High school graduate or equivalent education
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • None

 

EXPERIENCE:
  • Previous PCA, nurse’s aide, or orderly experience in a healthcare setting.(preferred)

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