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Surgical Technician - Outpatient OR

Requisition #: 188491
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Sept. 18, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, Maryland

***All experience levels encouraged to apply! The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

The surg tech under the direction of a Registered Nurse, performs duties in the operating room to assist the surgical team in surgical procedures, such as scrubbing on all types of operative procedures, obtaining and preparing instruments and equipment and maintaining a clean and safe surgical environment. Work requires the ability to demonstrate familiarity with operating room instruments/equipment/supplies.

Candidate qualification for the Surgical Technician I position:

1. Education: Must have minimum high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

2. Training: Successful completion of a Surgical Technician Program is required

3. Surgical Technician Certification preferred

4. No experience required.
5.Six to twelve months of prior experience as a Surgical Technician preferred.

The Surgical Technician I is responsible for:

  • Must be able to read and understand materials management reports, forms and requisitions.

  • In depth knowledge of aseptic technique principles and standard precautions.

  • Instrument care and handling principles.

  • Surgical anatomy and physiology.

  • Familiar with verbal and non-verbal communication styles, team concepts and dynamics.

  • Accountable for appropriate use of resources and cost awareness.

  • Adheres to prescribed procedures and protocols.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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