Surgical Technician Cert
Company: CHI Saint Joseph East
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to
home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
the community. Responsibilities: JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSEFacilitates
the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and
providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment.
Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the
needs of the surgical team.ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES1.
Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization.2.
Functions as a scrub person during operative and other invasive
procedures bya. assembling supplies and equipment required for the
procedure;b. preparing and organizing sterile supplies and
instruments for the procedure;c. performing accounting procedures
in concert with the RN circulator;d. assisting with placement of
sterile drapes;e. providing instruments and supplies to the
surgical team during the procedure;f. maintaining an organized
sterile field;g. ensuring sterility of the field and taking
corrective actions as needed; andh. preparing sterile dressings.3.
Cleans and prepares surgical instruments for processing and
transports them to the decontamination areas.4. Assists with post
procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure
room and preparation of room forsubsequent patients.5. Participates
in ongoing educational and competency verification activities
applicable to scrub person activities.6. Maintain privacy and
confidentiality of individuals and health information.7. Other
duties as assigned by management. Qualifications: MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONSRequired Education for Staff Job Levels: Graduate
from an accredited surgical technology programRequired Licensure
and Certifications: Certified surgical technologist (CST), Basic
Life Support (BLS) certificationRequired Minimum Knowledge, Skills
and Abilities: Manual dexterity and strong attention to detail.
Experience withvaried high tech surgical equipment.PREFERRED
Qualifications: One year perioperative services experience
Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph East, Lexington , Surgical Technician Cert, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky
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