LPN/ OR Technician


  • Surgical Services

Work Hours

  • 80 Hours
  • Full Time


  • Patient Direct Care

Job Summary

All aspects of the LPN/ OR Technician position support Fayette Regional Health System’s vision, mission and values.The LPN/ OR Technician is responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of activities on that designated unit. The LPN/ OR Technician acts as a mentor, resource, educator and leader at bedside. The LPN/ OR Technician is responsible and accountable to the Team Leader for that designated unit.


  • Education
    • Graduated from an accredited School or College
    • CPR and ACLS certified
  • Training and Experience
    • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and ability in personnel management, administrative coordination, policies and committee activities.
    • Knowledge and skill to review workload standards and staffing needs based on productivity, and skill in cost containment measures.
    • Ability to collaborate with medical staff in day-to-day environment to establish coordinated department function and program development.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, which allow preparation of correspondence, reports, oral presentations, etc.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assess sterility of all packs and instruments prior to opening on sterile field.
  • Anticipate need for additional equipment and supplies and havethem available in the OR suite.
  • Identify need for multidisciplinary team involvement and notify involved department or team in appropriate time frame.
  • Knowledgeable of surgical procedures performed in the Operating Room and uses educational material within the department as needed.
  • Utilizes preference sheets prior to each case for any updates since procedure last performed.
  • Knowledgeable of equipment use and trouble shooting during procedures.
  • Able to identify and implement patient safety issues throughout the intra-operative period, such as:  bovie plate, safety strap, body alignment, leg holders, and notifies the surgeon and anesthesia of concerns.
  • Performs skin preps using AORN standards taking into account physician preference.
  • Correctly identifies specimen and present to Lab according to departmental policy.
  • Assist with room turnover in a timely manner after cases to promote and enhance flow of surgical schedule.
  • Participates in Time Out.
  • Properly operates and maintains all equipment relevant to the patient care areas.
  • Knowledgeable of aseptic technique demonstrated through opening room and skin preps.
  • Direct and participate in sponge, needle and instrument counts according to department policy.
  • Communicates breaks in sterile technique immediately and takes immediate corrective action.


  • Monday – Friday
  • 6:45 am – 3:15 pm