Lead, OR Technician, Surgical, Sterile Processing, Full-Time, Variable (12hrs)
MemorialCare Health System
Location: Laguna Hills, California
Internal Number: SAD004288
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Saddleback Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
The Lead, OR Technician is responsible for providing direction and leadership to Surgical Technician staff. Furthermore, this position serves as the subject matter expert in providing surgical assistance in a safe, appropriate and effective manner under the direction of a Registered Nurse and Physician. The Lead, OR Technician follows and implements compliance standards of practice within the scope of the Surgical Technician. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to: provision of availability/maintenance of instruments, adherence to aseptic technique, advanced knowledge of surgical procedures and support to patient flow within department. Provides support and communicates directly with surgical team and management staff. The Lead, OR Technician must use effective oral communication and participate in aspects of documentation. In addition, this position collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.