OR Tech - Dental Surgery
The OR Tech - Dental Surgery assists the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment during surgical procedures. Maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field.
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Riedman Health Center
Completion of a military surgical technology program -OR-
Certified Surgical Technologist certification through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTS) and degree in Surgical Technology required -OR-
Grand-Fathering Clause- Provide evidence he or she was employed as a surgical technologist in a healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year, occurring between 12/31/10 – 12/31/14. -OR-
Hard to Fill Clause-Certified Surgical Technologist certification through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required within 24 months after employment and degree from accredited program required.
* Surgical Technologist Certification is not required for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) with current licensure in the State of New York
- Surgical Prep: Checks supplies, instrumentation, and equipment needed for surgical procedures and ensures proper operation. Passes instruments and supplies to the surgeon. Prepares the sterile dressing for the patient’s incision.
- Sterilization & Maintenance: Clean and sterilize all dental instruments following proper procedures. Stocks rooms, may handle meds, sharps and syringes on the OR field. Provide a sterile field for surgical procedures. Ensures that the members of the surgical team are properly attired and assists the surgeon with draping the patient to isolate the operative site.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.