LifePoint Health Surgical Technician in Russellville, Kentucky
Position Summary : Under the direction of a RN, the Surgical Technologist is responsible for maintaining work ethics of the OR. These ethics include self-control, dependability, accuracy, courtesy and discretion. He/She Demonstrates observation of policy and procedures relating to the department and the hospital, pursuant to objectives of the hospital. Refers significant information about patients and department information to the RN or the Department Director. He/She is flexible as scrub technician or assisting circulating nurse. Is able to render appropriate patient care to a varied patient population ranging for infants to geriatrics. Must be able to take call and rotate through Central Sterile and Outpatient Department.
In order to perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A. Education: G raduation from school of Surgical Technology or Equivalent
B. Qualifications: Certification of Surgical Technology Preferred. RN with current licensure with the KBN, Certification for RNFA, CSA, or CFA. Member of Association of Surgical Technicians encouraged, AORN for RN/RNFA encouraged. Current BLS Certification Required
C. Experience: 1 year Operating Room experience preferred.
D. Skills: Prioritizing, planning, and problem solving due to changing nature of the work situation during surgical procedures. Ability to recognize the need for immediate response during urgent or emergency situations. Excellent professional communication skills in dealing with patients/families, medical staff, peers and ancillary staff. Requires great degree of accuracy. Responsibility for maintaining confidentiality of material and information. Must maintain and respect patient/family privacy and confidentiality at all times. Knowledge of basic medical terminology, metric system, aseptic technique.
E. Mental/ Emotional Requirements: Manages stress appropriately, Makes decisions under pressure, Manages
anger/fear/hostility/violence of others appropriately, Handles multiple priorities, Work alone, Work in areas that are
confined and/or crowded.
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Organization: *Logan Memorial Hospital
Title: Surgical Technician
Requisition ID: 7433-760