CommonSpirit Health Certified Surgical Tech in MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa
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.
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.
- Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program
Licenses & Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association is required upon hire
Certification in Surgical Technology
Knowledge, 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
Ability to work under stressful and changing conditions in a calm, productive and flexible manner
Ability to stand for long periods of time
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Requisition ID 2021-162871
Employment Type Full Time
Hours / Pay Period 80
Standard Hours Monday-Friday 7a-330p
Facility / Process Level : Name Community Memorial Hospital
Location IA-MISSOURI VALLEY
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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