Details:

Responsible for the direct and indirect nursing care of patients as determined by the registered nurse.  Responsible for the supervision of assigned personnel.
  • Completes all assigned procedures and therapies within the specific time frame.
  • Reports supply and equipment needs to the team leader and/or charge nurse.
  • Assists with the transfer of patients.
  • Assists physician in the performance of select procedures.
  • Operates specialty equipment per manufacturer’s recommendation and/or policy and procedures.
  • Assists with providing care for the patient both pre-, intra, and post-specialized procedure.
  • Assists with transporting and positioning patient on the operating bed, specific to operative procedure, type of anesthetics to be used, and use of protective devices as indicated.
  • Performs item counts to include but not limited to: sponges, sharps, vessel loops/umbilical tapes, bovie cleaner, pre-, intra, and post operatively.
  • Take appropriate action if item count is not correct and informs the appropriate staff.
  • Monitors patient’s response to surgical intervention intra-operatively and reports status to RN circulating nurse.
  • Prepares medication for operative field according to hospital policy with assistance from circulating nurse and/or surgeon; correct route and label appropriately.
  • Organizes supplies, instrumentation of operative field under the supervision of the RN.
  • Collects labels specimens for diagnostic lab per hospital policy and procedure.
  • Practices hands-free passing of sharps utilizing the “safety zone technique”, and agreed upon area to place sharps after each use to prevent sharps exposures. Ensures that the container/holder for the cautery is in place.
  • Maintains vigilance for breaks in technique and informs the RN circulator.
  • Prepares OR room for subsequent procedure in a timely manner being conscious of the 30 minutes turnover time.
  • Performs other related functions as assigned.
  • Must be able to take call, and return to the hospital within 30 minutes of call-back.
  • One CV (open heart) opening – work 4/10s (0600-1630). They will have call approximately 8 days a month that includes 1 weekend.
  • ON CALL IS REQUIRED for Day or Evening shift- must be within 30 mins while on call
  • Frequency of on call varies with staffing levels
  • Day and Evening shift is rotating weekends
  • Night shift- no call- no weekends
  • 3 Day shifts- 4/10s (0700-1730).
  • 1 Evening- 3-11p
  • 1 Nights- 11-7a

 

Requirements:

Prior Surgical Tech experience/training

Certification as a Surgical Technologist

BLS

 

Offering:

Competitive Rates

401k with employer match of 9%

Employee Stock Purchase Items

Sign on Bonus

Student Loan Assistance

Tuition Reimburesment

Paid Family Leave

Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision

 

 

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