MD EyeCare Services Corporate

Operating Room Technician

Job Locations US-CA-Redding
Posted Date 7 days ago(2/14/2018 5:05 PM)
Job ID
2018-2237
# of Openings
1
Category
Shasta Eye Medical Group
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

ShastaEye

 

Our skilled doctors and friendly staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality care using the most sophisticated technology available and are dedicated to helping every patient enjoy the best possible vision.  Shasta Eye Medical Group is a four-physician ophthalmic practice with optical dispensary and affiliated Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC). This unique and diverse group of doctors provides the most comprehensive vision care in California’s north state region.

 

This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and dynamic leadership.  We are committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practices, and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients and customers are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor.

 

Shasta performs surgeries that do not require hospital admission. Procedures are performed in a fully equipped operating room and recovery is under the care of highly skilled nurses. Surgeries performed include procedures related to ophthalmology. We are seeking a Perioperative RN with previous, verifiable experience in eye procedures, such as cataracts, retina, cornea and glaucoma. The position is a fulltime day shift position with variable start times.

Responsibilities

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists with the safe transportation of patients to an individual Operating Suite.
  • Assists with patient positioning in accordance with established standards.
  • Assures patient safety/privacy.
  • Consistently performs all scrub duties with efficiency and speed.
  • Responsible for verifying sterility of all supplies prior to use on the surgical field.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a sterile field.
  • Responsible for all surgical counts according to Center policy in conjunction with the circulating nurse.
  • Anticipates surgeon’s needs for instrumentation, suture, sponges, and other supplies according to technique, procedure, and other special requirements.
  • Assists with the maintenance and care of surgical specimens under the direction of the circulating nurse according to established Center policy.
  • Assists in the care/maintenance of all equipment, instruments, and supplies.
  • Assists with maintaining and updating physician preference cards.
  • Assists with case supply selection for next day’s surgical schedule.
  • Keeps the circulating nurse informed of case progress.
  • Assists with room turnover.
  • Evaluates the quality and cost-effectiveness of supplies, equipment and services within the goals of the Center.
  • Serves as public relations liaison for the Center with patients, physicians and business representatives in the clinical areas.
  • Participates in appropriate meetings and committees.
  • Participates and supports research and improvement studies that can make meaningful contributions to the quality and economy of nursing services.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program.
  • Participates in adverse incident reporting program.
  • Performs daily biological testing of each autoclave.
  • Maintains accurate logs of each biological test
  • Accepts deliveries from outside vendors as needed.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/ LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Graduate from an Accredited Surgical Technologist Program preferred
  • CORT preferred
  • BLS competent
  • One (1) year clinical experience in the perioperative setting preferable in an ambulatory surgical setting 
  • Principles of organization
  • Aseptic Technique
  • Principles of sterilization
  • Inventory control
  • Computer Skills

IN TURN WE WILL PROVIDE:

  • Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401k and short and long term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off
  • Paid parking where applicable
  • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected
  • Clear career ladder opportunities

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