Surgery Technologist- Full Time, Variable

Surgical Technologist

Surgery Department

FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Rate: $24.564-$32.230

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Promotes MCDH Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Exhibits strong teamwork, organizational, interpersonal, and customer relations skills.
  • Demonstrates understanding and compliance with regulatory agency requirements and survey readiness standards.
  • Utilizes planning and implementation of the intraoperative process according to AORN, The Joint Commission, and CDPH standards.
  • Sets up surgery/procedure room to ensure all necessary supplies are available prior to initiation of cases.
  • Demonstrates surgical conscience, accountability and patient-centered care
  • Under general supervision, assists in the care of patients in the surgery unit.
  • Anticipates physician needs and reacts accordingly.
  • Facilitates room turnovers by participating in room transition to include room cleaning per standards.
  • Assists other personnel before, during, and after each surgical procedure.
  • Follows universal precautions.
  • Prepares and maintains sterile supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains necessary logs and documentation.
  • Call coverage to support after hours surgical services.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility of department: monitors supply availability and utilization, checking for outdates, accountability for charting accuracy and appropriately documentation of utilization charges.
  • Seeks out opportunities for enhanced knowledge and sustained relevance to current practice standards.
  • Effectively utilizes resources and time in order to plan and perform nursing care and other assigned duties.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technician Program.
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) certificate within one year of hire.
  • Experience scrubbing for all surgical specialties.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, or must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish highly desirable.
  • Capable of performing position related physical requirements.

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