Children's Tower / Perioperative Services / Full time
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Certified Surgical Technologist (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
Experience REQUIRED: N/A
Experience working in an acute care setting as a nursing assistant or aide
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology Program
Education/training PREFERRED: N/A
Independent action(s) required:
Functions under the direction of RN or independent practitioner in providing direct patient care, emotional support and problem solving, all in accordance with hospital, nursing and unit policies and procedures.
Requires prior approval or guidance from supervisor for time/schedule changes, legal issues, directed care which deviates from the standard and identification of educational resources to meet developmental needs.
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A
Additional position requirements:
Surgical Technologists work all three shifts, weekends and holidays.
Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific Nurse Manager/Clinical Coordinator.
Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing requirements or as is in the best interest of the work unit.
Age Specific groups served:
As appropriate based on unit assignment
Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Other: describe exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged standing, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motion
Mental/Sensory: Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change
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