Catholic Health Initiatives SURGICAL TECHNICIAN I (SV HOT SPRINGS), OPERATING ROOM, FULL TIME, DAYS in HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas

SURGICAL TECHNICIAN I (SV HOT SPRINGS), OPERATING ROOM, FULL TIME, DAYS

Description

JOB SUMMARY : Assist the surgical team under the supervision of the surgeon and registered nurse. Primarily functions as surgical assistant when appropriate (see functions of the surgical scrub and as second surgical scrub). The surgical technologist will also assist in the circulating duties as delegated by an RN.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing with attendance of the core curriculum for perioperative nursing or equivalent training, and licensed to practice in the State of Arkansas; or graduate of an approved surgical technology program (one or two year program); or on-the-job trained within the St. Vincent Systems.

Unit Specific Requirements : Must have completed the required hospital and unit specific orientation period. Must be currently certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support & renewable every two years. Must be able to rotate taking surgical call (weeknights / weekends).

Experience: One year surgical experience preferred

Physical Requirements: Performs tasks that will require grasping, lifting, pulling, reaching, standing for long periods of time, stooping and some repetitive movements. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push or pull weight in excess of 100 pounds. This position is a high risk for bloodborne pathogens, respiratory hazards, chemical and physical hazards, radiological and laser hazards.

Skills: Must have the ability to perform independently as first surgical scrub and/or second surgical scrub (see duties of first and second surgical scrubs) without close supervision. Must be able to perform in a team concept environment. Must possess demonstrated knowledge, training and skills in relating with patients of different age levels as well as their physical, psychological and developmental levels.

Job Patient Care Support

Primary Location ARKANSAS-HOT SPRINGS-CHI HOSPITAL HOT SPRINGS

Daily Schedule DAYS

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0120514