Operating Room Technician, PRNLos Angeles, California
- Set up tables, equipment, instruments and supplies.
- Assist in transporting the patient to and from the room. Intra-Op
- Count instruments, sharps, sponges and supplies and maintain a correct count throughout the procedure.
- Pass instruments to surgeons and supplies such as sutures, sponges, etc.
- Report and correct any break in the aseptic technique.
- Assist in preparing surgical specimen; fill out lab request forms. Post-Op:
- Dispose of all sharps used in operating procedure as well as infectious linens and supplies; decontaminate all equipment, instruments and supplies.
- Clean the patient after the procedure.
- Prepare the room for the next procedure by assisting in set-up and sterilization.
- Help in discharging patients; arrange patient transportation.
- Maintain an inventory of supplies, linens, instruments, procedure trays, equipment and forms used in procedures room.
- Track maintenance and service needs of equipment and instruments.
- Submit requests to order supplies to Special Procedures Nurse; assist in logging in procedures and end-of-the-month statistics.
Candidates must have surgical technician experience. Current certification as an Operating Room Technician preferred.
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