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Medical Officerscrub Technician

Closing: May 31, 2024

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Published: May 22, 2024 (29 days ago)

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  • To assist the surgeons during a procedure, prepare and organize operating rooms, clean and sterilize equipment and maintain sterile environment.


Responsibilities
  • To assist the surgeons during a procedure, prepare and organize operating rooms, clean and sterilize equipment and maintain sterile environment.


  • Setting up the instruments and equipment that is required for the procedure.
  • Sterilizing equipment and taking an inventory to ensure there are enough supplies for surgery.
  • Preparing sterile operating rooms for surgeries.
  • Taking a count of all surgical instruments and supplies prior to the operation.
  • Recounting surgical instruments and supplies at the end of the end of the operation
  • Preparing patients for surgery by washing and disinfecting incision sites.
  • Providing support during surgery by passing instruments and other supplies.
  • Staying up-to-date on surgical technology, medical terminology and procedures.
  • Working well with surgeons, Fellows, Resident surgeons, Perioperative Nurses and general surgical team.
  • Helping provide great patient care
  • Assist surgical team by taking tissue samples and other specimens during surgery for further analysis.
  • Maintaining an overall environment throughout the surgery
  • To ensure that there is teamwork in the unit.
  • Facilitate patient comfort
  • Facilitate communication with patients and relatives.
  • Facilitate management of patient records recognizing rules of patients’ confidentiality and privacy.
  • Facilitate the maintenance of department inventory and supplies as instructed.

During the surgical procedure, the scrub Technician can take the role of:

  • Circulating personnel, with the following additional duties:
  • Assists in positioning, responding to comfort/safety of patient
  • Provides for accurate care and handling of specimens
  • Observes and enforces strict standards of asepsis
  • Observes, checks and monitors all equipment used during surgery to confirm they are running smoothly -Handles patient documentation)
  • Inventories all items both pre- and post-surgery
  • Scrub personnel, with the following additional duties:
  • Selects and handles instruments and supplies used for the operation, passing them.
  • Give Spiritual care.
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


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