JOB SUMMARY: Assists nursing and surgical staff with direct patient care activities. Assumes responsibility for providing technical assistance in the environment of the operating room. Plans and evaluates care provided. Assists in the delivery of quality patient care through utilization of technical skills. Performs technical duties relating to scrub personnel, including smooth, precise, and efficient reaction to all situations, and assists with departmental work as assigned. Participates in staff, patient and/or family education to a degree consistent with personal knowledge base. Participates in unit PI activities. Knows the legal limitations relating to the role of operating room technician and acts accordingly.
EDUCATION: High school graduate.
REQUIREMENTS: Completion of an OR Technician training program. Certification by the Association of Surgery Technologists is required. Successful completion of all Orientation Programs Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of - Exceptional Communication, Compassionate Care, Outstanding Teamwork, Professional Integrity and Ownership & Accountability - creating an environment of Compassionate Care, Healthcare Excellence and Superior Service (CCHESS) for all that enter our facility. If you share the commitment, dedication and drive meet the CCHESS challenge, we welcome your application. Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, is New Jersey's oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital. The 597-bed institution is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 35,500 inpatients and over 84,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually.