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Surgical Technologist / Sharp Grossmont / Variable / Full Time

Job ID JR124727 Date Posted 07/07/2022
La Mesa, California
  • Grossmont Hospital
  • Variable
  • Regular
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Responsibilities

Hours

Shift Start Time:

Variable

Shift End Time:

Variable

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:

Yes


What You Will Do
Provides specific patient care duties and performs unit support activities in the operating room suite.

Required Qualifications

  • Approved program for Operating Room Technicians or demonstrated technical skills through on the job training.
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED


Preferred Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1 Year As a scrub person in a hospital setting.
  • Certified Surgical Technologists (CST) - National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) -PREFERRED


Essential Functions

  • Communication
    Updates surgeon preference card per entity specific processes.
    Complies with all count policies and procedures.
    Appropriate report is given to relieving scrub personnel.
  • Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies
    Accountable that instrument trays match the instrument list provided in tray. Need to escalate when incomplete.
    Provides appropriate care and handling of surgical instruments and equipment, including loss prevention.
    Assists in room preparation, obtains necessary supplies, and sets up cases per the preference card.
    Picks cases following physician preference card.
  • Quality Care
    Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals, including, but not limited to surgical time-out, medication/fluid labeling on the sterile field, hand hygiene, and use of personal protective equipment.
    Demonstrates knowledge of procedures by anticipating needs prior and during each case.
    Identifies problems and takes appropriate action, without prompting, to accomplish department objectives and improved quality of care.
    Participates in teaching and mentoring new employees.
    Role models the Sharp Experience.
  • Finance
    Assist in achieving department expense per unit of service through judicious use of supplies.
    Identifies opportunities for cost containment or improvement of patient care.
  • General Support
    Works additional or different shifts as requested and where appropriate.
    Responsible for department tasks beyond routine responsibilities.
    Assists with new employee orientation and training of students.
    Consistently fulfills commitments for additional responsibilities.
    Does not require direction to use utilize down time effectively including, but not limited to assisting other staff, restocking of rooms, and instrument processing.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Certified Surgical Technologists (CST) - National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA); H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
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