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Travel Surgical Tech (Surg Tech)

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

  • Cynet Health Certified Surgical Tech work under the supervision of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Reports To:
    • Director of Allied Health Professionals & Surgeons of contracted medical facility.
    • Cynet Health Director of Nursing Duties and Responsibilities:Scrub Surgical Technologist:
      • Handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure.
      • Understands the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon.
      • Ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field
      • Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure
      • Scrubs, gown up and glove up.
      • Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedure
      • Performs appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation and before incision is closed.
      • Gowns and gloves surgeon and assistants.
      • Helps in draping sterile field.
      • Passes instruments, etc., to surgeon during procedure.
      • Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during procedure.
      • Prepares sterile dressings.
      • Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization.
      • Assists other members of team with terminal cleaning of room.
      • Assists in prepping room for the next patient. Circulating Surgical Technologist:
        • Obtains additional instruments,supplies, and equipment necessary while the surgical procedure is in progress.
        • He/she monitors conditions in the operating room and constantly assesses the needs of the patient and surgical team.
        • Obtains appropriate sterile and unsterile items needed for procedure
        • Opens sterile supplies
        • Checks patient's chart, identifies patient, verifies surgery to be performed with consent forms, and brings patient to assigned operating room.
        • Transfers patient to operating room table. Positions patient, using appropriate equipment.
        • Assesses comfort and safety measures and provides verbal and tactile reassurance to the patient.
        • Assists anaesthesia personnel.
        • Applies electrosurgical grounding pads, tourniquets, monitors, etc., before procedure begins.
        • Prepares the patient's skin prior to draping by surgical team.
        • Performs appropriate counts with scrub person prior to the operation and before incision is closed.
        • Anticipates additional supplies needed during the procedure
        • Properly cares for specimens
        • Performs urinary catheterization when necessary
        • Secures dressings after incision closure.
        • Keeps accurate records throughout the procedure.
        • Helps transport patient to recovery room
        • Assists in cleaning of room and preparing for next patient Minimum Job Requirements:
          • Surgical technologists graduate from surgical technology programs accredited through ARC/STSA and or institutions accredited by agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE).
          • Current and active certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist, valid on state applying for.
          • Minimum of two (2) surgical tech experiences.
          • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure in a stressful environment, and often without relief.
          • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of anatomy relating to the surgical procedure and the instrumentation required in order to effectively anticipate the needs of the surgeon.
          • Ability to set priorities and respond appropriately to actual and/or potential life threatening


            Required for Onboarding
            • BLS
            • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Lynchburg , Travel Surgical Tech (Surg Tech), Healthcare , Lynchburg, Virginia

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