As a member of the surgical team, provides technical assistance to the surgeon/physician during surgical intervention under the supervision of the RN. When not directly assisting the physician in a procedure, may participate in the rendering of patient care under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Charge Nurse or Registered Nurse. Unified by the core purpose of creating a healthier community one person at a time, the members of the Division of Patient Care Services commit themselves to sustaining a culture focused on achieving optimal patient outcomes. Each employee is obligated to deliver highly reliable care while adhering to all the National Patient Safety Goals. This occurs within a learning environment that is supportive and just, where each employee is valued for their contribution to the collective safety of patients, staff and visitors. Of equal importance is each employee's commitment to the value of teamwork in order to promote a unifies and spirited workplace.
Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Less than one year experience required. Basic computer skills; Cerner; Medical terminology; Critical thinking skills; Medical equipment; Healthstream; Surgical equipment and instruments. American Heart Association CPR Certification; Accredited Surgical Technology Course Certificate; CST within 24 months of hire. Demonstrates the ability to follow verbal instructions, as well as the ability to communicate effectively verbally.