Under the general supervision of the circulating registered nurse and in collaboration with the service-line coordinators, clinical supervisors and surgery manager, the Surgical Technologist III is an individual with demonstrated competence in surgical scrubbing technique(s) who provides scrub services for the department by:
Ensuring the functionality, availability and sterility of OR supplies and equipment prior to the start of the daily caseload. Scrubbing and handling instruments during surgical procedures. Adhering to standards of aseptic technique in all phases of surgical intervention. Demonstrating competence in performing scrub services for a variety of surgical procedures. Assisting service-line coordinators in receiving and stocking supplies/equipment for a cluster of specialties. Reporting variations in stock inventory level(s) to the service-line coordinators and materials management. Communicating opportunities for systems improvement to the service-line coordinators and surgery manager. Participating in selected patient care activities such as room turnover and transporting as needed. Participating in meeting the department's budgetary objectives. Supporting the philosophy, objectives and goals of hospital administration and its representatives.
Completion of an accredited surgical technologist course (not required if more than 10 years of experience)
5 years experience as a surgical technologist with the ability to competently scrub all regularly performed procedures in seven of the eight core service-line clusters (cardiac, thoracic/vascular, orthopedics, spine, general/urology/gynecology, EENT/plastics/maxillofacial, neuro, robotics). Of the seven service-lines, five must be general/urology/gynecology, orthopedics, spine, neuro and thoracic/vascular. If cardiac is one of the service-lines that can be scrubbed competently, only three other service-lines are required to be able to scrub competently. For internal candidates, the minimum experience can be waived if the ability to scrub in the service-lines as listed above is met.
Required upon hire: National Certified Surgical Technologist - National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
Required upon hire: National Provider BLS - American Heart Association
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Requsition ID: 114210
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Surgical/Perioperative Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Per-Diem
Job Shift: Variable
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 7006 PSJHC SURGERY
Address: CA Santa Monica 2121 Santa Monica Blvd
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