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Surgical Support Technician

Company: UVA Medical Center
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for rendering technical patient care and assistance to an assigned patient population under the supervision of a higher-level healthcare professional in the main operating room and/or satellite areas.
Provides indirect patient care within the surgical arena.
Adheres to basic sterile technique practices.
Assists in the maintenance of a safe environment for patients, self, and staff.
Recognizes the importance of time-sensitive issues.
Supports operating room procedures.
Maintains patient positioning devices.
Demonstrates proper room cleaning/turnover.
Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per departmental policy.
Demonstrates leadership in the delivery of technical patient care.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned. Position Compensation Range: $15.00 - $20.34 Hourly MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Surgical Support - OR training program is required for continued employment in the OR as a Surgical Support Technician.
Experience: 1+ years of customer service or patient care experience, including, but not limited to, volunteering or other customer-facing experiences, is preferred.
Licensure: CNA preferred. EMT preferred. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling, and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, cold, radiation, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease. COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

Keywords: UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville , Surgical Support Technician, Professions , Charlottesville, Virginia

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