Fairview Health Services Certified Surgical Technologist 1.0 Evenings in Maplewood, Minnesota
Assists surgical team in the care of surgical patients in the operating room. Assists the surgeon- passes instruments during procedure , hemostasis, maintains sterile conditions, assists in applying dressing, and assists in post-operative clean-up.
This is a full time (40 hours a week) evening position. This is a fully benefit eligible position including at $7,500 sign on bonus.
Review case cart to ensure necessary equipment is available for case
Scrub-in to sterile field and set-up instrumentation for case
Assists the surgeon by passing instruments during procedure
Assists with OR room turnover between cases
Gathers OR equipment and positioning devices as needed, cleans and returns to storage locations
Counts instruments at the completion to ensure all items are accounted for
Ensures specimens are correctly identified prior to sending to laboratory for testing
Verifies medications are accurately measured and labeled
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned
Trade or vocational certification in Surgical Technology required
Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) required
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) through National Board of Surgical Tech and Surgical Assisting required
Requires prior operating room experience
Knowledgeable of individual surgical instruments, instrument sets and product supplies by proper name and use
Knowledgeable regarding the principles of aseptic technique and application of principles in the surgical setting
Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task
Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
Critical appraisal skills including examination, measurement, and testing of quality and condition of equipment, materials, or services
Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional
Knowledge and application of safety practices, fire and disaster policies and procedures
Safety testing, performance verification, and operations procedures for various types of equipment
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Job ID 2018-10667
Category Surgical Services/Tech And Support
Contract Status NG
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