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Catholic Health Initiatives Surgical Technician -Labor and Delivery- FT (Day) *3,000 Sign-On Bonus* in DES MOINES, Iowa

Surgical Technician -Labor and Delivery- FT (Day) 3,000 Sign-On Bonus

Location: DES MOINES, IOWA, UNITED STATES

Requisition #: 2019-R0235978

Post Date: Oct 15, 2019

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Scrubs for cesarean sections and vaginal deliveries and assists the nursing personnel in the care of obstetrical patients (adolescent/adult).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Administers patient care dutiesunder the direction of the registered nurse (i.e., transporting patients,answering lights, assisting with activities).

  • Assists the physician during acesarean section or other surgical procedure that may occur in the BirthingCenter by draping patient, passing instruments, tying suture, and the otheractivities involved with a surgical scrub.

  • Assists the physician during avaginal delivery by setting up tables, draping, passing instruments, etc.

  • Assists the RN with clean up ofthe patient and room following any procedure.

  • Checks the crash cart, epiduralcare, and defibrillator daily.

  • Restocks supplies as needed oneach shift.

  • Reports observations to licensedpersonnel.

  • Initiates emergency supportmeasures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury).

  • Maintains knowledge of equipmentset up, maintenance and use (cautery, maternal and fetal monitors,defibrillators, etc.)

  • Orders and maintains patientcare supplies, equipment and environment.

  • Assists with clerical duties(i.e., answering phones, ordering supplies via CRT).

  • Effectively assumes jobresponsibilities of ancillary support during absence.

MINIMUMKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High School or Diploma or GED,required and 18 years of age.

  • Completion of recognized coursein operating room or 5 years of surgical tech experience.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter – Childand/or Dependent Adult Abuse training within three (3) months of hire.

  • BLS certified by the end of the orientation period(approximately six (6) weeks).

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0235978

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

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