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Surgical Technician, Non Certified

CHI Saint Joseph East

This is a Contract position in Lexington, KY posted June 4, 2021.

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

PRN, Day Shift, Saint Joseph East, O.R.


Qualifications

SUMMARY / PURPOSE
Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
2. Functions as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by
a. assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure;
b. preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure;
c. performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator;
d. assisting with placement of sterile drapes;
e. providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure;
f. maintaining an organized sterile field;
g. ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed; and
h. preparing sterile dressings.
3. Cleans and prepares surgical instruments for processing and transports them to the decontamination areas.
4. Assists with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for
subsequent patients.
5. Participates in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.
6. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
7. Other duties as assigned by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Required Education for Staff Job Levels- Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program
Required Licensure and Certifications- Certified surgical technologist (CST), Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities- Manual dexterity and strong attention to detail. Experience with varied high tech surgical equipment.

PREFERRED Qualifications

One year perioperative services experience preferred

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