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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
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 in providing direct patient care.
Previous experience working in Care Center specialty areas.
Follows general instructions.
Understands several defined work routines
Reads various references, extracts information, and applies basic arithmetic functions.
May operate basic equipment/machinery.
Hours per pay period: 64
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.