An Opportunity to Join our Remarkable Care Team as aSurgical Technician in theOperating Room Department at St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia!!!
- The Surgical Technician, under direct supervision, performs a variety of duties in the Operating Room with possible rotation to other Surgical Services departments.
- Assists with surgical procedures, providing the surgeon with the necessary surgical instruments, supplies and/or equipment with maximum efficiency and optimum maintenance of aseptic technique.
- Prepares operating room for surgery by checking the case cart and preference sheet, and aseptically opening instruments, supplies and/or equipment.
- Sets up and maintains sterile field, and assists during the case by providing the surgical team with the necessary surgical instruments, sponges, sutures and medications.
- Demonstrates theory and skill of surgical asepsis by maintaining and assisting efficiently within the sterile field.
- Participates with the sponge, needle and instrument counts.
- Performs duties under the direction of the registered nurse circulator.
- Communicates to the circulating nurse all pertinent information for continuity of patient care.
- At the completion of the surgical case, assists in room clean-up and the removal of the soiled case cart, supplies and trash from OR room.
- Demonstrates ability to function in all surgical specialties and performs assignments with minimal assistance.
- Transports laboratory, surgical instruments and/or supplies as needed/requested.
- May be utilized to perform in a capacity of a Surgical Service assistant.
- As the patient advocate, notifies appropriate member of the health care team of observed condition or change in condition of the patient to provide continuity of patient care.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
- Associate degree in Surgical Technology or
- Specialized training in the Armed Forces or
- A minimum of 2 years experience as a Surgical Technician
- Surgical Technician Certification Preferred.
- BLS Certification
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.