UnityPoint Health Surgical Technologist in Sioux City, Iowa
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's
Shift: PRN (As Needed)
To assist the physician in the medical office practice and to perform technical skills in the Operating Room, under the direction and supervision of the physician.
Assumes responsibility for continued growth in areas of competencies, lifelong learning and involvement in unit and hospital quality of care projects. Specialty certifications and continuing education are strongly encouraged.
Supports use of Evidenced Based Practice and incorporates best practices into daily care routine.
Participates in mandatory education and unit meetings per established guidelines.
Compiles with all safety goals, infection prevention and risk management policies and procedures.
Completes annual mandatory education.
Communicates utilizing the FOCUS Values in all aspects of care and interactions with others.
Effectively communicates with all team members, physicians, ancillary staff and all customers. Verbal communication is clear and concise, and written communication is legible and done using approved abbreviations.
Practice indicates compliance with HIPAA, DNV, OSHA and all other regulatory agencies.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible in meeting needs of the unit as a team member.
- Unit specific additional functions will be addressed in the competency checklist specific to the assigned unit. Additional certifications and requirements are unit based.
Operating Room Functions:
Demonstrates an ability to perform all duties required of a Surgical Technician in accordance with established procedures as required.
Directs and assists in carrying-out safe aseptic techniques and procedures as outlined in the Operating Room Policy & Procedure manuals; observes & reports contamination &/or breaks in aseptic techniques.
Directs & assists in the maintenance & handling of special instruments & equipment.
Always maintains responsibility for ensuring safe patient care.
Utilizes patient care & unit supplies in a manner that is both patient care & cost effective.
- Successful completion of an approved training program for Operating Room Technicians.
Minimum Work Experience
- Preferred Experience: Prior hospital and/or office experience desirable.
- Certification is encouraged
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Must be BCLS certified
Must be able to complete computer programs
Must be able to meet the competency of unit assigned to and also be able to successfully complete orientation
Must be able to meet reliable attendance guidelines
Must legally perform the essential functions of the job
Must be able to perform the essentials functions of the job, including ability to communicate effectively
Able to distinguish colors
Able to read, write, comprehend and speak English
Requisition ID: 2018-46599
Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd
Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
Name: Surgery- SLRMC
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: prn as needed 7am-3:30pm and on call
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org