Perioperative Surgical Support Technician

Baltimore, Maryland

University of Maryland Medical System
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Job Description

I. General Summary

Under direct supervision of a perioperative nursing, performs delegated functions including those of an Operating Room Assistant. Fulfillment of the job duties requires the employee to have access to medication storage areas.

II. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

Establishes and maintains courteous and effective relationships with patients, visitors, co-workers, and other members of the health care team; demonstrates sensitivity and awareness to the needs of patients, visitors and co-workers and responds promptly to verbal and/or written instructions.

Transfers patient to and from bed, chair, wheelchair, OR table, or stretcher with devices in "locked" position.

Uses appropriate body mechanics in moving, lifting and transporting surgical equipment and instrumentation.

Transports surgical patients from same day surgery and units to the OR, PACU.

Transports surgical instruments to the Instrument Room. Pulls for surgical cases including instruments and surgical packs &/or individuals supplies as listed on the preference list or directed by OR Nursing.

Date Posted: 12 April 2024
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