Covenant Health

Job Title
PERI-OP TECH II
ID
EVG Peri-Op Tech II PW 8.1
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
SURGERY

Overview

Parkwest MC logo 2020rev

 

 

Parkwest Medical Center unveils new surgery wing

 

 

 

Perioperative Technician - Surgery

PRN/OCC,Shifts Vary 

 

Parkwest Overview:

Parkwest is West Knoxville’s premier medical facility and a top performing heart hospital. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest has been nationally recognized for award-winning care throughout our facility. For 2020-21 Parkwest received recognition from U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee.

 

Surgery:

Parkwest Surgery is a growing cutting edge facility. The latest expansion will total 30 surgery suites. Specialties include orthopedics, cardio-vascular, robotics, gyn and urology services.  Parkwest surgery is a fast paced, exciting environment. We encourage our staff through educational opportunities such as specializing in a particular service or advancing their practice. Parkwest surgery and leadership also offers students the ability to receive clinical hours for surgical scrub techs, nurses, physician’s assistants and medical students.

 

Position Summary: Provide supportive para-nursing & housekeeping functions in the Operating Room, PACU, & PHA.

 

If you have any questions please contact: Recruiter Mark Fity || 865-374-8110 || MFITY@COVHLTH.COM

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates knowledge of sterile field.
  • Illustrates proper technique for transporting and positioning patients safely.
  • Displays understanding of proper body mechanics.
  • Demonstrate special or bed positions such as Morgan Pelvic, Andrews Frame, etc.
  • Recognize the area of surgical prep (clean or sterile).
  • Assists in cleaning of rooms to include removing all trash, linen and mopping of rooms, suctions liners following isolizer.
  • Maintains, cleans and stocks scrub areas to include sterilizer.
  • Assist in daily and weekly cleaning of or to include autoclaves and solution cabinets.
  • Demonstrates proper technique for surgical skins preps.
  • Demonstrates proper technique for urinary catheterization.
  • Demonstrates proper technique for surgical hand scrub.
  • Demonstrates proper procedure for gowning and gloving.
  • Assists with creation and maintenance of sterile field.
  •  Acts as third scrub under direction of a surgical technologist, RN, or physician.
  • Orders supplies and maintains par levels as directed.
  • Assists with formation of nursing assistant time schedule.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, BP and intake-output measurements.
  • Assists in and accompanies patients in the admission, transfer and discharge procedures.
  • Provides general care such as positioning, lifting or turning patients; assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; ambulating patient; pre-operative supportive care; and application/removal of abdominal binder and anti-ambolism stockings.
  • Assist patient with handling and care of clothing and other personal property through out their hospital stay.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED.  Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.

 

Minimum Experience: One (1) year of health care related experience required.

 

Minimum Licensure: None

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