Catholic Health Initiatives Surgical Technician, Lexington in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Surgical Technician, Lexington

Description

Position Summary:

Provide technical services under supervision as a member of the surgery

team. Provide direct care to patients of

all ages.

Requirements:

Requires six to eighteen months of college or trade technical school and

completion of course for surgical technicians.

On -the-job training, and previous experience as surgical technician

and/or national certification is preferred.

BLS certification required through the American Heart Association.

Working Relationships: The

Surgical Technician is responsible to an immediate supervisor (i.e., RN

responsible for the room) and does not supervise any employees.

Is in daily contact with physicians, nurses, patients, co-workers, and

managers. Has contact with hospitals and

physicians.

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

Must be able to lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds, push and/or pull

patients or equipment up to 100 pounds, perform difficult manipulative skills,

routinely includes reaching and stretching above the head and perform tasks

which require hand-eye coordination and arm-hand steadiness. Requires ability to walk, stand and sit

extensively, remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, visually

discriminate far away and close objects and colors, and hear and distinguish

normal sounds. May be exposed to blood,

body tissues, fluids, hazardous waste materials, chemicals, high/low temperatures,

toxins, cytotoxins, poisonous substances, electrical hazards, and burns.

Qualifications

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conductand demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibitsCatholic Health Initiatives core values: Reverence: Having aprofound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationshipsto self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trustall that has been given to us. Integrity: Moralwholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis oftrustworthiness. Compassion: Feelingwith others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted inthe sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstandingachievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards toachieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality andprotects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supportsefforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH EAST

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800000594

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.