• Surgical Tech- (Emory Temporary Services)

    St. Joseph's Hospital
    Campus Location
    Atlanta, GA, 30342
    Campus Location
    SJH Operating Room
    Job Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Job Number
    Job Category
    Clinical & Nursing Support
    Standard Hours
    40 Hours
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: ** For use by Emory Temporary Services only ** Delivers and retrieves robotic equipment to and from various areas of the hospital and prepares non-disposable items for reuse. Rotates equipment in designated areas according to protocol and room set up needs. Sets up and supports equipment in robotic operating room locations according to manufacturer's instructions and facility protocols. Inspects robotic equipment prior to installation and use by conducting performance and safety checks according to manufacture's specifications. Coordinates robotic video interface with other equipment systems to ensure seamless operation. Follows established procedures for equipment inspection to ensure proper function and to increase efficiency, turnover times and pateint through-out. Tests equipment to ensure that it remains in proper operating condition. Diagnoses problems using testing equipment to perform low to mid troubleshooting and takes corrective action to prevent hazardous situations. Coordinates with Biomedical Engineering to perform routine and emergency repairs, adjustments, or calibrations and preventive maintenance according to established procedures and schedules. Ensures the availability of expendable disposable and reposable robotic supplies by inspecting inventories and initiating purchase requisitions. Stocks supplies and returns items to departmental storeroom upon receipt. Responsible for initiating RMA's on defective robotic equipment. Complete da Vinci System Training Modules via the Interactive Training Tool yearly and prn as new technology emerges. Interacts positively with co-workers to ensure the flow of accurate and timely information between departments. Documents all work performed on robotic equipment to ensure that accurate information is maintained on each piece of equipment. Follows sterile technique principles and other infection control policies and standards to maintain a healthy work environment. Takes required precautions in keeping with JCAHO, organizational and other safety guidelines when working with electrical equipment

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma and one year of related healthcare experience OR two years post-secondary education in the sciences. Based on established hospital/department/unit standards, employees may not perform all duties listed in this job description.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

    Additional Details

    **Working hours are 6am-2:30pm**


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