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