Covenant Health

Job Title
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


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Team Leader Peri-Operative Technicians, Operating Room

Full time, 80 hours per pay period, Day shift



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.


Position Summary:

Responsible for daily operational functions of the Peri-Operative technician staff.  Observes staff and addresses job performance concerns in accordance to policy and procedures.  Accountable for new employee orientation, training, CQI participation, assisting the charge nurses and/or service coordinators with special projects, employee evaluations, and work scheduling. Consistently applies knowledge of Peri-Operative cleaning practices and assists the Peri-Operative patient care team with maintaining a clean, well organized, adequately stocked, and safe patient environment.


Recruiter: Jason Shubert || || 865-374-5393


  • Performs all position accountabilities and performance criteria for Peri-Op tech levels I & II
  • Monitors dispatch and/or Flowboard communications. Responds to assistance requests.
  • Performs quality control measures for the Peri-Op tech group, i.e., performance reporting, response times, Flowboard audits, and CQI.
  • Provides support service to assist with smooth operation and coordination of care for surgical services patients
  • Works in conjunction with surgery manager and/or director on performing employee evaluations and positive recognition.
  • Ensures sanitation and maintenance of Peri-Op equipment. Informs charge nurse or service coordinator of any potential concerns or need for replacement.
  • Serves as a liaison between the Peri-Op staff at surgery leadership.
  • Serves on committees as requested or required.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in anatomy/physiology terminology, procedural protocol, and infection prevention so as to respond appropriately to staff or physician requests.
  • Responsible for ensuring departmental compliance with all policies and procedures of the health system as set forth in the Human Resources and Administrative Policies and Procedures Manuals.
  • 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 duties as assigned.


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 an Associate’s degree in a directly-related field from an accredited college or university.


Minimum Experience:         

One (1) year supervising task specific work groups or service-related employees with healthcare experience.


Licensure Requirement:     



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