Technician- Operating Room- Retina Clinic, FT, Monday – Friday

Job title: Technician- Operating Room- Retina Clinic, FT, Monday – Friday

Company: North Mississippi Medical Center

Job description: Procedure Preparation:

  • Uses procedure preference lists
  • Selects & arranges supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures
  • Maintains sterile set for operation(s)

Surgeon Assistant:

  • Assists surgeon(s) by performing supervised (R.N.) duties
  • Primary scrub person
  • Passing instruments, sponges, sutures, catheters, drains and dressings
  • Performs sponge, needle and instrument counts as specified by policy/procedure
  • Assumes care of specimen until turned over to Registered Nurse

Patient Advocate:

  • Protects patients from potential injury and contamination of sterile field


  • Restocks supplies
  • Straightens operating room for next use
  • Must be able to take primary call duties for their specialty (as assigned)


  • Attends required in-services, annual review and educational programs


  • Knowledge and practice of standards of care, policies/procedures established by North Mississippi Medical Center


  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology or on the job training with two years scrub experience in an OR setting.
  • Surgical Technologist certification preferred
  • American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification at HCP Level required
  • Three to six months of orientation/training depending on experience
  • Orientation will include a rotation in each of the surgical specialties
  • Good written and verbal communication required
  • Interaction with a patient population of all ages ranging from neonates to geriatrics, required

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Expected salary:

Location: Tupelo, MS

Job date: Thu, 12 May 2022 07:42:19 GMT

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