Technician, Operation RM II
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Participates with the Health Care Team in delivering quality
health care to patients in a manner which reflects Kaiser
Permanente's mission, vision, and values while supporting the Labor
Management Partnership (LMP) principles and practice. Participates
in creating a high-performance culture based on a joint decision
making process in accordance with the Labor Management Partnership
Vision Reaffirmation and Understandings Booklet. Provides support
and assistance to the patient and Health Care team to promote
population-based care, continuity of care, customer satisfaction,
and self-care. Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication
skills with a caring, courteous, flexible, supportive, respectful,
open minded, appreciative attitude that is committed to a team
environment. The Surgical Technologist performs in the scrub role
during surgical procedures and coordinates other activities with
other OR professionals.
- Practice standards of performance: Complies with shift, unit
and organizational policies and procedures including reliability
and attendance standards. Monitors and takes corrective action to
prevent recurring absences. Returns promptly from breaks and
schedules them to provide adequate coverage. Restricts personal
business to non-patient care areas during break times. Complies
with Kaiser's Time Keeping Policy to accurately reflect productive
time worked. Takes responsibility to keep informed of
organizational policies and current information as provided by
employer through multiple avenues. Complies with contractual
responsibilities related to work schedule. Participates in unit
Quality Assurance Programs. Maintains current knowledge and skill
base with personal commitment to continuous learning and
professional development. Utilizes professional communication
techniques. Maintains confidentiality of all patient and
organizational records. (HIPPA Standards). Promotes collaboration
and professional interaction with the health care team. Promotes
professional conduct, knows and complies with department Standards
of Behavior. (group norms) Promotes and utilizes professional
communication techniques. Attends inservices related to job
description as appropriate. Demonstrates awareness of new concepts
and skills. Attends and constructively participates in staff
meetings. Demonstrates awareness of new information posted in the
- Assessment Standard of Performance: Communicates information so
that continuity of care is maintained. Communicates with patient,
family and other staff in a professional and courteous manner.
Obtains and demonstrates the skills and knowledge needed to provide
appropriate population based and culturally sensitive care to
patients and families through education, training and experience.
Participates in accurate pre-operative briefing and time out.
Provides continuous reassessment through the intra operative
- Planning Standard of Performance: Utilizes knowledge of type of
procedure to plan for appropriate set up. Obtains and demonstrates
the skills and knowledge needed to provide age appropriate care to
patients through education, training and experience.
- Implementation Standard of Performance: Initiates appropriate
measures based on protocol for the management of the intra-
operative patient. Applies principles of aseptic technique.
Evaluates sterile packs and supplies. Provides a well organized
sterile area. Is aware of procedure's progression and anticipates
the needs of the team, observing sterile technique at all times.
Performs all necessary procedures correctly to ensure patient
safety intra operatively. Applies and assists with the principles
of correct body alignment in positioning and transferring patients.
Examines unused equipment and instruments for gross contamination
and transports covered used instruments to utility room.
Responsible for sterile core activities, able to prioritize duties:
Completion of picking case carts, restocking, reordering supplies
as needed, assisting with O.R. room needs as necessary. Assists
with appropriate measures in emergency situations. Assists
Circulator in preparation for the next scheduled case. Initiates
and facilitates room turnovers: Light housekeeping duties,
procurement of equipment, supplies and X-Rays. Restocking of unused
supplies and equipment. Participates in the reprocessing
- One (1) to two (2) years of scrubbing experience and able to
scrub all surgical procedures (in inpatient or ambulatory O.R.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technology.
License, Certification, Registration
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required
- CST Certification.
- Knowledge of sterile core area.
- Knowledge of sterile technique; operating room procedures and
equipment; dexterity with hands; effective relationships with
people; ability to exercise good judgment and discipline.
- Able to follow instruction.
- Three (3) to five (5) years of scrubbing experience in all
surgical procedures in inpatient or ambulatory O.R. setting.
- Ability to rotate through sterile core area.
- Clean and reprocess instruments, stock supplies, and pick case
Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Westside Hospital Scheduled
Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Night Working Hours Start: 07:00 PM Working
Hours End: 07:00 AM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type:
Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:
W02|AFT|Local 5017 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department:
Westside Medical Cntr - Acute Care-Obstetrics Unit-1 - 1001 Travel:
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