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Surgical Support Technician

Surgical Support Technician
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La Crosse, WI 54601

Posted 1 month ago
Full time

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Job Description:

The Surgical Support Technician is responsible for ordering and maintaining supplies and instrumentation in the Operating Room.

Major Responsibilities:
1. Assures surgical instruments and trays are sterile and readily available for surgical procedures; prints preference cards for added cases.
2. Assists nursing staff in locating supplies and instruments.
3. Answers telephone. Uses computer for pick list and preference cards and schedules. Changes preference cards and schedule as necessary.
4. Daily instrument and supply orders. Restocking supplies upon receipt.
5. Provides general housekeeping services, monitors surgical area and keeps organized.
6. Oversees instruments and supplies on case carts.
7. Cleans and sterilizes instruments as needed.
8. Demonstrates accountability by providing high quality customer service through communication and service to the surgical staff and outside vendors as needed.
9. Uses Lawson system to order supplies.
10. Responsible for daily/weekly biological testing of sterilization equipment.
11. Uses CWS (Clinical Work Station) to respond to the requests of MD/Nurses to view and/or print operative reports to assist with the preparation of surgical procedures.
12. Performs other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Learning:
High School Diploma or equivalency

Post High School education in a specialized field: Graduate of an accredited Operating Room Technician or Central Service Technician program

Work Experience:
1 year central service processing experience or experience in a health care setting.
License and Certifications:
Certified Central Service Tech (CRCST) or Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Age Specific Population Served:
Nonage Specific (N/A)

OSHA Category:
Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions:
Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Squatting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Reaching - Below Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Lifting - Other Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs 0-25
Push/Pull (Static Force) Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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