Surgical Tech

  • location: Hyattsville, MD
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $25 - $38 per hour

job description

Surgical Tech

Looking for your next adventure? We're searching for a Surgical Tech to fill immediate openings. If this sounds interesting to you, and you have at least 2 years of experience, keep reading and we'll make sure you get all the details.

What will I do? The Surgical Tech performs a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients. The tasks and responsibilities include: Assembling supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures; Preparing sterile instrument table; Preparing patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards; Maintaining aseptic techniques and actively monitoring situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique: Providing comfort and support for pre-operative patients; Transporting patients to and from surgical suite; Positioning patient according to type of surgery; Assisting the surgical team in surgical procedures (which may include passing instruments, sponges and sutures); Maintaining work area; Gathering equipment for cleaning and sterilization; Assisting in the monitoring of the patient through the procedure; Providing age and culturally appropriate care; Orienting and mentoring new staff members; and Following Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

What else do I need to know? Candidates must be a graduate of a formal surgical technologist program. A qualified Certified Surgical Tech will hold a Certification as a Surgical Technologist.

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