The Surgical Technologist II participates as part of the surgical team in assisting nursing staff in support services necessary for safe and efficient care of patients within various areas of surgical services. This individual assists at the surgical field passing instruments and supplies to other members of the surgical team and maintains the sterile file. Participates in acquiring, preparing and equipping the surgical suites. Ensures the delivery of quality care for patients undergoing surgical procedures in accordance with individual needs, standards of care, and hospital policy. Assists in non-surgical patient intervention under the direct supervision of a physician or RN. May serve as a Core Technician, with responsibility for maintaining sterile technique and providing supplies and instruments as requested. Added job functions may include responsible for the coordination of activities in designated specialty area to include staff education, inventory, vendor management and effective physician relationships. Displays comprehensive knowledge and strong technical skills in a wide variety of specialty areas, and serves as a resource for peers/co-workers. Precepts and provides guidance for new employees, as well as plans and participates in on-going department education and learning opportunities. This individual demonstrates a high degree of self-reliance and resourcefulness, is quick to identify and solve problems, and willingly adopts additional responsibilities and challenges.
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