Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by Ascension
We Are Hiring
Surgical Technologist - Surgery 001 - Part-Time, Day - HealthPark - Grand Blanc, MI
SCHEDULE: Part Time Days, 9am-7:30pm, Weekdays With Rotating Saturdays -- 7a-3:30p, Rotational On Call Weekends and Weeknights. Rotational Holidays, 30 Minute Response Time To The Hospital For On Call Duties
***Benefits Eligible Part Time Position
Why Join Ascension?
In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension Genesys Hospital, you will have the opportunity to provide technical services and assist professional nursing staff and physicians in providing patient care as assigned and directed in all types of operations. Work in accordance with established standards of performance and the philosophy and objectives of the nursing department. Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide care to age group(s) served. Perform other related duties as assigned.
- 1. Complies with established standards and maintains department, unit, hospital policies and procedures including such things as: Quality assurance, safety, and infection control. Maintains a clean, orderly, safe environment for patients and staff. Cleans, dusts, and organizes cupboards, shelves, and equipment.
- 2. Communicates and cooperates with others to achieve departmental objectives. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient information.
- 3. Attends required meetings, in-services, educational programs, continuing education, and self development programs to stay abreast of current trends and demonstrates the ability to understand and perform procedures.
- 4. Scrubs and sets up operating rooms with all necessary instruments/supplies in accordance with department policy and surgeon preferences and routines. Initials and updates doctor specific preference cards. Observes aseptic technique. Prepares and assists with surgical procedures. Cleans, decontaminates, wraps, and sterilize equipment and instruments. Performs preps in nursing units as necessary (i.e. sterile preps, bone preps, shaving etc.). Assist in the transportation of patients. Assists scrub or circulating nurse as directed.
- 5. Drapes patient, prepares operative site with germicides and holds retractors as requested.
- 6. Sutures subcutaneously, utilizes electric cautery, ties sutures utilizing one and two handed techniques. Performs simple clamping, retracting, and suctioning,
- 7. Explains and demonstrates techniques and methods used in the operating suite to new staff.
- 8. Maintains inventory, preserves and labels operative specimens, smears, cultures, and transports to laboratory for analysis.
- 9. Assists employees in performing housekeeping tasks to clean the rooms following surgery (i.e. emptying hamper bags, taking care of soiled linen, and waste materials, etc.).
- 10. Keeps supplies and equipment organizes and assures all unused equipment and supplies are put in the proper storage area.
- 11. Works with peri-op team to provide total care and has operating knowledge of equipment and instruments needed for all surgical procedures.
- 12. Demonstrates competency in all specialty areas and routinely rotates through all services.
- 13. Assists OR R.N.'s in coordinating supplies and/or operation of equipment off the field
- 14. Keeps supplies and equipment organized. Maintains, stores, and locates adequate supplies in OR, surgical suits and supply rooms. Sets up, runs, and monitors equipment to insure proper operation; notifies supervisor or designee of equipment needing repair.
- ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Must possess interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively when working withphysicians, staff and patients; 2) Regular walking and the ability to stand for long periods of time; 3) Ability to lift and move patients and perform repetitive physical activity
- WORKING CONDITIONS: Setting is a surgical suite; May be exposed to patient illness, communicable diseases, blood hazards and hazardous chemicals
- ORIENTATION REQUIREMENTS: Must attend new employee and department orientations
- The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification; it is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision; the most recently dated job description on file in Human Resources will be considered the official job description
What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- Certified BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
- Preferred Credential(s):
- Certified Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
- Some College - 2 Years
- Completion of a recognized scrub technician college program preferred or Or minimum of two (2) years experience as a Surgical Technician, or minimum of one (1) year experience working as a Certified Surgical Technician.
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