The Operating Room Technician functions in a manner that is consistent with the philosophies and policies of the Department of Nursing and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Skills & Abilities:
C Demonstrates ability, knowledge, and appropriate technical skills when assigned to ENT, Cardiothoracic, General, Orthopedic, Neurosurgical, Plastic, Dental, Eye and Urologic procedures in accordance with AORN Standards and SCHC policies and procedures.
C Demonstrates necessary skills and knowledge to work with equipment.
C Operates mechanical, electrical and air-powered equipment according to manufacturer’s guidelines and ensures proper functioning prior to use.
C Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.
C Demonstrates necessary skills and knowledge regarding aseptic technique.
Required Licenses: Completion and certification from an accredited Surgical Technologist program.
Training & Education: Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist program.
Experience: Prior operating room experience as a surgical technologist preferred.
Supervisory Responsibility: Not Applicable
Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children