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OR Technician Specialist - Surgery

Company: Ahmc Healthcare Inc.
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


The OR Tech Specialist supports the department of Surgical Services in the provision of patient care by the coordination of surgical instrumentation and performance of scrub technologist activities in all specialty areas under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The OR Tech Specialist is skilled in multiple complex surgical specialties and he/she may be assigned oversight and responsibility for at least ONE of the major surgical services. Additional responsibilities include the provision of organizational, communication and assistive skills necessary to facilitate the flow of surgery department service activities. These responsibilities include provision of availability/maintenance of instruments, adherence to aseptic technique, advanced knowledge of surgical procedures and support of resources to patients, visitors, physicians, staff and ancillary personnel. The OR Tech Specialist assigned responsibility for a specific service will be responsible for the maintenance of surgical supplies and equipment, order functions, and orientation/training of new personnel in the surgical service(s) under his/her care. He/she will collaborate with the healthcare team towards achieving departmental fiscal goals and quality care outcomes for the divisions within surgical services. The OR Tech Specialist position supports the Clinical Shift Manager(s), RN Specialty Leads, Service Coordinators and the Director of Perioperative Services in the implementation of surgical services' activities.

Examples of duties include:

Effective communication to facilitate patient care delivery and unit efficiency

Perform daily organization of surgical field

Provide case specific supplies, instrumentation and equipment

Knowledge of computer system utilized within the department

Adheres to and supports the Patient Safety Protocol

Assist with instruments and supplies for surgery schedule (case picking)

Maintain current/accurate surgical specialty information

Participates in performance process as requested

Assist with computer management of charge process and preference list updates as requested

Support and assist with staff cross-training

Assist with instrument room activities as requested

Collaborates with RN Leads Coordinator of Surgical Services to obtain specialty equipment for cases


Graduate of accredited surgical technologist program or military training program

College education preferred.

Ten years experience as a surgical technologist in an acute setting with CST certificate preferred. In lieu of this experience, consideration will be made for staff with strong education and associated experiential background.

Knowledge of computer systems and instrument processing expertise.

Knowledge of sterility standards, AAMI and AORN

Knowledge of AORN standards.

CORT/CST certificate preferred

Current BLS-HCP

Keywords: Ahmc Healthcare Inc., Anaheim , OR Technician Specialist - Surgery, Other , Anaheim, California

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