Surgical Technician, OR Recovery- Temporary

Aga Khan University (AKU)

Marketing & Communications

Unspecified KSh Confidential
3 weeks ago

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Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides tertiary and secondary level healthcare services. It is the first hospital in East Africa to be accredited by the Joint Commission International from the USA. The University Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 60 years.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Nurse Manager-Operating Room.


Gather, check and open supplies & equipment needed for the surgical procedure Set up the sterile back table and mayo stand with instruments supplies and medications / solutions needed for the procedure Perform initial surgical count with the circulating nurse Assist the scrubbed team members with gowning and gloving Assist with draping the patient to establish a sterile field Secure sterile cords, tubingâs and other accessories Participate in the surgical site and patient verification during the time out procedure Prepare and anticipate additional instrumentation and supplies for usage during the procedure Anticipate the needs of the surgeon and pass instruments and supplies to the surgeon during the procedure Measure and pass medications, haemostatic agents and irrigation solutions utilized during the procedure Hold retractors or instruments as directed by the surgeon Coordinate the camera or endoscopic instruments as directed by the surgeon Perform additional surgical counts (cavity closure, skin closure) or as necessary Prepares sterile dressing(s) and or immobilization device(s) Prepare and pass off specimen(s) as appropriate Participate in debriefing Process quality improvement practices to ensure quality patient care Hand over after verification the instruments to the CSSD technician for sterilization


Surgical technician course from a recognized institution Proficiency in computer Literacy Experience in theatre -Preferred

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