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Surgical Technician- Labor and Delivery

Category: Clinical Support
CHA Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Department: Labor and Delivery
Job Type: Part Time
Job Class: Union
Union Name: CHLABOR -Laborers Local 380
Work Days: 6a-6:30p; 6a-2:30p; 2p-10:30p; 10p-6:30a; 6p-6:30a
Hours/Week: 24
Date Posted: 04/19/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-88648

Job Details

  • Job Purpose: The primary responsibilities of the Surgical Technician are to maintain constant readiness to scrub for surgical procedures in L&D and to ensure all equipment and supplies are available. The PST is responsible for maintaining precise order in the operating rooms ensuring all supplies and equipment are available and easily accessible at all times. Maintains ongoing communication with L&D charge RN and ensures charge RN is aware if PST is off the unit at any time. Scrubs for cesarean sections and any other surgical procedures done in the labor and delivery operating rooms including D&C, hysterectomy, retained products, laceration repairs, tubal ligations. Maintains aseptic technique and remains in operating room once room has been opened per AORN standards. Set up and break down of operating room in an efficient manner to expedite turnover. Checks levels of equipment and supplies to proactively ensure appropriate levels to meet current and prospective patient population o Includes fetal monitors and infant warmers. Orders and puts away supplies. Checks equipment and supplies for outdates on a monthly basis o Includes fetal monitors and infant warmers. Cleans shelves and cabinets on a monthly basis in both operating rooms and the OR storage area. Includes fetal monitors and infant warmers. Develops and maintains surgical preference cards for all providers and ensures all cards are up to date at all times. Checks Code Buttons on a daily basis. Assist the other members of the team to ensure seamless flow and safe patient care. Maintain accuracy of personnel on EPIC L&D Manager. Set up and break down delivery tables. Stocks scrub cart and ensures adequacy of scrubs


    Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent Graduate of an accredited surgical technologist program Certifications: American Heart Association BLS certification & CST certification required

    Work Experience: Minimum 2 years current surgical technologist experience required.


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