Intrastaff

Surgical Technician - Ophthalmology

US-MD-Baltimore
Job ID
2017-1381
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Category
Clinical
Type
Temporary Full Time

Overview

Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service.  Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.

 

Under the direction of an RN, the Surgical Tech will perform duties in the Wilmer (Ophthalmology) Operating Room to assist the surgical team, such as scrubbing on operative procedures, obtaining and preparing instruments and equipment, and maintaining a clean and safe surgical environment.   Procedures will include cataracts, oculoplastics, strabismus, glaucoma, and cornea procedures.  

 

Monday - Friday,  7:00am - 3:30pm.   

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Performs all patient care activities as defined in the skills competency model with compassion, dignity, and respect.

Maintains aseptic technique 100% of the time.  

Demonstrates proficiency in gowning and gloving. 

Consistently prepares appropriate supplies and equipment based upon procedural and/or surgeon preference list. 

Checks equipment and instrumentation for proper function prior to procedure. 

Performs as first scrub. 

Prepares room for next patient. 

Prepares instruments for decontamination. 

Maintains safe and clean environment 100% of the time.  

 

 

Qualifications

  

High school graduate or equivalency. 

Completion of a Surgical Technologist training program including clinical experience.   Equivalent work experience may be considered. 

Six months or greater of recent Operating Room experience preferred.

 

Certified by the Association of Surgical Technologists or The National Board of Surgical Technology or the Surgical Assisting Liaison Council Certificate of Surgical Technology is preferred.

 

 

 

 

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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