Perioperative Care Tech, Operating Room – Woodlands

Category : Healthcare
Location/City : TX - Houston
Id : 30582


We are searching for a Perioperative Care Technician (PCT) - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you'll assist the perioperative team in the acquisition, preparation, and application of supplies, instrumentation, and equipment necessary to performing perioperative procedures.

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Responsibilities:
  • Provides age appropriate care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonate,
  • Infant, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult
  • Implements safety measures that are appropriate to developmental age
  • Communicates appropriately with each developmental age group and their family
  • Ensures the availability of age appropriate surgical supplies, anesthetic equipment, and instrumentation
  • Retrieves recovery room cribs/beds outside the OR room for each patient prior to the patient transport to he monitored unit
  • Delivers sterile and unsterile instrumentation/equipment, linen, and supply setups as designated by the surgical procedure
  • Anticipates equipment/instrument/supply needs based on the patient age and procedure; retrieves items and safely sets up equipment during room setup as assigned by the circulating nurse
  • Demonstrates aseptic and sterile technique for all anesthesia, supplies, instrumentation, and equipment according to AORN Standards of Practice and OSHA guidelines
  • Assists when needed with assembling and opening supplies for surgical procedures, setting up EKG leads, pulse oximeter, and NIBP cuffs on the OR bed, and setting up IV's
  • Cleans and restocks according to par levels and/or case specific supplies, blanket/fluid warmers, supply carts and anesthesia machines prior to the patient entering the room (spot checks between every other procedure)
  • Assists with the supervision and maintenance of all anesthesia and surgical equipment
  • Maintains surgical and anesthesia equipment as it relates to proper cleaning and sterilization of airway related equipment, diagnostic & monitoring equipment, etc. on a daily basis
  • Completes other departmental surgical service duties as assigned by the Manager/Service Coordinator
  • Serves as a preceptor to new employees and assists in completing orientation forms and skills lists by designated time frame

Qualifications:
  • Completion of high school
  • Minimum of one year of hospital experience
  • One year of OR/Anesthesia related experience preferred

EOE-M/F/V/D

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