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Surgical Technician


Ouachita County Medical Center has openings for Full Time Surgical Scrub Technicians shift 7a-3p+call.

Surgical technicians assist surgeons and other medical professionals by preparing patients, rooms and equipment for pending surgical procedures, as well as, assisting operating room professionals during those procedures as part of a team.

Essential Duties include:

  • Preparing operating rooms by ensuring all equipment needed for the procedure is properly disinfected and assembled.
  • Check that the equipment is in working order.
  • Prepare patients for surgery by cleaning, shaving and disinfecting the areas of a patient's body that will be operated on.
  • Move patients to the OR and position them on the operating table, using sterile surgical drapes to cover them.
  • Monitoring patients' vital signs and observing their status.
  • During surgery, pass sterile surgical equipment, such as scalpels and forceps, to surgeons.
  • After surgery transport patient back to room.
  • Clean and prep OR for the next surgery.

This positions requires the applicant to have a two year Surgical Technologist degree or certification.

The applicant must have strong interpersonal skills, be able to perform well individually and within group settings, have the ability to handle situations professionally and accurately, and must be able to provide care with courtesy, friendliness and respect.

Individuals who prefer to apply for employment in person may do so Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm in the Human Resources office. This office is located downstairs, at the back of the hospital. All applications remain active for 6 months, so please be sure to include your telephone number on the application. If you are selected, we will contact you to schedule an interview. Drug screens are required for all new employees. Any questions regarding your application, interview or drug screen should be directed to our Human Resources department at (870) 836-1295.

Ouachita County Medical Center is committed to a professional working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the surrounding community. In accordance with federal and state law, OCMC prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is OCMC policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.