Vantage surgical personnel are trained to be a knowledgeable, helpful and experienced extra set of hands in the operating room. On surgery day, he/she will:

  • Check supplies and equipment needed for the surgical procedure
  • Assist scrubs with gowns and gloves
  • Assist staff with the opening of sterile products
  • Prepare surgical products before the procedure to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Clean and flush phaco and irrigation/aspiration handpieces between patients and before sterilization procedures
  • Assist other members of the OR team with cleaning and prepping of room for the next patient

Vantage surgical personnel are professionals. All necessary screenings and background checks are performed by Vantage Outsourcing during the hiring process. After an employee has completed the required screening process, they begin their training to become experts in using and maintaining all ophthalmic equipment and products. This training includes:

  • Phacoemulsication pump styles and fluidics
  • Phacoemulsication knowledge and troubleshooting
  • Chemistry and functionality of viscoelastics
  • Ophthalmic surgical procedures
  • Sterilization techniques and protocol
  • Ophthalmic surgical instrumentation
  • Intraocular lenses
  • Blood-borne pathogens
  • Age-specific competency requirements
  • Anatomy and physiology of the eye
  • YAG laser safety

Learn more about the Vantage Package. We can help you save money on ophthalmic equipment. Contact us today!