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Surgical Tech Outpatient Surgery Mercy Health Howland Medical Pavilion

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Job ID: 4665625
Updated: July 21, 2018
Geographic Location: Youngstown
Department: Outpatient Surgery
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days/Afternoons
Standard Hours: 32

Job Summary

Mission:

The Mission of Mercy Health is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities with emphasis on people who are poor and under-served.

 

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Surgical Technologist, working under the direction of the nurse manager and the supervision of the surgeon performs the functions of surgical assistant and surgical scrub; scrubs and assists on operative procedures using aseptic technique; performs pre-operative shave preparation; provides the care of, proper use of and reassembling of instrumentation; performs other duties as assigned.

 

The Surgical Technologist actively promotes behaviors that are consistent with the mission and values of the organization. He/she demonstrates and reinforces CQI principles with unit customers, including patients, families, physicians, and nursing and other staff members. The Surgical Technologist supports positive patient, family and staff relationships.

 

Qualifications - Minimum

Education:

Graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technology.

 

Must have surgical technologist certification.

 

Current CPR card.

 

Attaining competence in the assigned area.

 

Certification required within one year of hire.

 

Must have 2 years of surgical technologist experience.

 

Experience Preferred:

Experience in providing direct patient care.

 

Computer literacy.

 

Previous experience working in Care Center specialty areas.

 

Knowledge/Skill:

Follows general instructions.

 

Understands several defined work routines

 

Reads various references, extracts information, and applies basic arithmetic functions.

 

May operate basic equipment/machinery.

 

Hours

Hours per pay period: 64

Hours: Varies

BLS certification required.

 

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Days/Afternoons, Job Schedule: Full-Time

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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