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Certified Surgical Tech

Company: CHI Health Missouri Valley
Location: Missouri Valley
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Responsibilities
**$10,000 Sign On Bonus Offered**
Key Job Responsibilties:

  • Performs surgical technology tasks and functions that are performed with other members of the surgical team that includes:
    • Prepares the operating room for surgical procedures by ensuring the equipment is functioning properly and safely.
    • Prepares the operating room and the sterile field for surgical procedures by preparing sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment using sterile technique.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy and pathophysiology and how it relates to the patient and surgical procedure.
    • Performs tasks in the sterile field.
    • Performs in the role of scrub nurse according to the plan of patient care and departmental staffing needs.
    • Performs duties according to department specific expectations as identified and assigned.
    • Assists with patient care activities under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.
    • Anticipates usual and unexpected events during the surgical procedure and responds in an efficient manner.
    • Adheres to aseptic practices providing and maintaining a safe environment.
    • Handles and processes surgical specimens according to established policy/procedure.
    • Functions in the role of assistant as necessary under the direct supervision of the surgeon.
    • Demonstrates an appropriate level of understanding, awareness, and compliance with applicable Joint Commission, Federal, State and agency laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.
      Qualifications
      Education:
      • Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology programLicenses & Certifications:
        • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association is required upon hire
        • Certification in Surgical TechnologyKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:
          • Knowledge of surgical instrumentation and associated care
          • Knowledge of surgical supplies and equipment
          • Knowledge of medical and surgical asepsis and infection control principles
          • Knowledge of medical terminology
          • Verbal and non-verbal communication skills
          • Manual dexterity skills
          • Good interpersonal relationship skills
          • Computer skills
          • Ability to work under stressful and changing conditions in a calm, productive and flexible manner
          • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Keywords: CHI Health Missouri Valley, Omaha , Certified Surgical Tech, Healthcare , Missouri Valley, Nebraska

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