- Full Time, Part Time
- 250 Fountain Court, Lexington, KY 40509
Benefits, great working hours, a team of dedicated professionals
All applicants are asked to complete the online application at www.daklex.com.
There are 2 positions: 1 Full Time and 1 Part Time
The Surgical Tech will assist surgical team before, during, and after surgery by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Assists with obtaining patient history and obtains photograph of surgical site(s).
Assists patients with putting on gowns and drapes patients with covering.
Prepares and administers local anesthetics.
Accurately and thoroughly documents medical visits and procedures using Electronic Health Records (EHR) and transcribes medical notes dictated by surgeon.
Assists clinical staff with post-operative questions from patients.
Places equipment and supplies in operating room and arranges instruments according to instructions.
Assists team members to place and position patient on table.
Scrubs arms and hands and don gown and gloves, and aids team to don gowns and gloves
Maintains supply of fluids, such as sterile saline, sterile water, etc.
Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors, cuts sutures, and performs other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
Puts dressings on patient following surgery and explains wound care instructions.
Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.
Washes and sterilizes equipment and cleans operating room.
Other duties as assigned.
There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Degree in medical assisting, surgical technology or nursing; or HS diploma or equivalent and minimum of 1 year surgical assisting experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CMA or Surgical Tech Certification preferred but not required. BLS Certification.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Dermatology Associates of Kentucky, P.S.C. is an equal opportunity employer.