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Surgical Technician Cert

Company: CHI Saint Joseph East
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 preferred

Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph East, Lexington , Surgical Technician Cert, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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