Catholic Health Initiatives Surg Tech - Mercy West Lakes OR in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Surg Tech - Mercy West Lakes OR

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Delivers intraoperative care to the surgical patient, primarily in the scrub role. Serves the patients from infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Scrubs surgical cases in own specialty independently and in other areas with minimal direction.

  • Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up and functioning and seeks appropriate resource when necessary.

  • Assists in the circulating role under the direct supervision of R.N.

  • Prepares for surgical cases in an efficient manner, anticipating needs of patient, surgeon, anesthesia and other O.R. team members.

  • Provides a safe environment for patient and staff by adhering to standards of aseptic technique and department/hospital policy.

  • Communicates effectively with patient, staff and physicians.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program.

  • Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served with three (3) months of hire.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English language.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location IOWA-WEST DES MOINES-MERCY WEST LAKES

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0168757

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