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SSM Health Surgical Technician in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri




  • Practices and implements the technical components of patient care under the supervision of a RN.

  • Collaborates with the RN and other healthcare professionals. to implement a plan of care that incorporates physician preferences, nursing assessments and diagnostic data in a manner that is prioritized, timely, and integrated with the plan of care.

  • Prepares equipment, supply and resource needs based on an individualized plan of care. Re-evaluates and modifies resource needs as needed.

  • Communicates accurate and timely information to the Registered Nurse regarding patients in their care.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform all aspects of a variety of surgical procedures. Maintains knowledge and skills to properly operate all surgical equipment and instruments. Utilizes appropriate aseptic technique when handling supplies, instruments, and equipment.

  • Follows laboratory policy and procedure to correctly handle and label all laboratory specimens.

  • Documents quality controls thoroughly and accurately according to unit specific standards.

  • Demonstrates competence in problem solving, conflict resolution, and team building. Serves as a resource to other team members.

  • Organizes and utilizes time efficiently. Demonstrates appropriate prioritization. Maintains an organized work environment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of a technical program for operating room technicians


  • One year multispecialty operating room experience

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