The Surgical Tech II participates as member of the surgical team under direct supervision of an RN/Charge Nurse/Clinical Manager. Functions in the role of scrub/assist person and assisting physician and/or RN. Responsible for direct and indirect care of patients. Assists with maintenance, care of instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Acts as preceptor to other staff and students. Minimum of 6 months experience in surgical tech role in orthopedics.
- Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Scrub Technician program or equivalent military medical core training, or equivalent experience.
- A minimum of 6 months recent experience. Demonstrates competency in an orthopedic surgical environment.
- Demonstrates effective communication, interpersonal skills, organizational ability, knowledge of proper body mechanics, safety measures and infection control, ability to follow instructions, knowledge of age of population served, and additional skills and knowledge of equipment related to the surgical/procedural environment.