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Sr. Perioperative Support Technician- Center for Surgical Innovation, (FT) Day

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03766
  • Job Code
    7911_200003YV


Position Summary:


Performs
assigned patient care, as well as a variety of environmental and material
management functions including the operation of cell saver and/or laser
equipment which support patient care activities in the intraoperative period.





Responsibilities:


  1. Obtains case carts, supplies, and
    equipment needed for safe and efficient patient care. Checks emergency carts
    daily.


  2. Maintains anesthesia specialty carts,
    nerve block room, and Birthing Pavilion.


  3. Cleans, maintains, and sets up
    anesthesia equipment, including transducer set-ups, blood warmers, and airways scopes.


  4. Executes environmental cleaning
    processes for all Perioperative areas including procedural and non-procedural
    spaces, restricted and semi-restricted spaces and all equipment contained
    therein.


  5. Prepares special infusion devices
    (RIS and Level 1) for trauma and emergent procedures.


  6. Maintains non-controlled medications
    for both anesthesia and intraoperative use.


  7. Cleans and maintains equipment
    needed for specialty procedures.


  8. Prepares Operating Room (OR) table
    for various specialty procedures.


  9. Maintains nursing specialty carts,
    nursing sets, all OR and anesthesia supply areas, and suture carts.


  10. Performs daily calibrations on
    anesthesia laboratory equipment.


  11. Sets-up and calibrates disposable
    blood pressure monitoring equipment.


  12. Ensures availability of gas tanks
    and regulators for safe transfer of patients. Maintains supply of personal
    protective equipment.


  13. Ensures proper handling of sharps
    containers, soiled linen, recycling, and trash.


  14. Stocks and maintains assigned carts.

  15. Under the supervision of a Registered
    Nurse or Anesthesia provider, positions patients for the administration of
    regional anesthesia and/or surgical procedures, participates in the transfer of
    patients to stretchers, beds, and/or operating room tables, and performs point
    of care laboratory testing.

Performs
other duties as required or assigned.












Minimum
Qualifications:



  • High school diploma with 1 year of experience as a fully
    competent Perioperative Support Tech required.


  • Ability to anticipate, prioritize, and coordinate work in a
    high stress environment (which involves responding to emergency situations and
    tight schedules) required.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.


Required
Licensure/Certification Skills:



  • BLS Certification within four (4) weeks of hire date

  • Credentialing as a Cell Saver operator and/or Laser operator
    required


  • Currently Registered with the New
    Hampshire Board of Registration for Medical Technicians













Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-05
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