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Surgical Technologist - ASC

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Richland
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions for you to answer from our Modern Hire system. Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Surgical Technologist to join our growing Tri-City Regional Surgery Center team located in Richland, WA! Shift Details: Full time, 1.0, Day Shift Minimum Requirements:

  • Current registration as a Surgical Technologist (ST) in Washington State as per RCW 18.215
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Preferred Qualifications:
    • Graduated from an Accredited Training Program
    • National certification as a Surgical Technologist
    • Experience as a Surgical Technologist
    • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: As a Surgical Technologist you will assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients ranging from infants to geriatrics; Assists with surgical procedures in the Ambulatory Surgery Center; and perform routine and delegated duties according to departmental policies.
      • Demonstrate and sustain compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standard of Excellence and Code of Conduct
      • Consistently maintains a customer service focus when providing patient care
      • Set up the assigned operating room following established department procedures assuring the equipment is appropriate for the specific surgery
      • Obtain and arranges on instrument table all surgical instruments and supplies that are required for the surgery
      • Assist in positioning the patient when needed, drapes patient; maintains sterile field during the procedure. Responsible to create adequate space surrounding the sterile field
      • Adhere to department policies and procedures related to aseptic technique and sterile techniques; complies with Universal Precautions and AORN standards for Operating Room attire
      • Assist surgeon, and other team members, during the procedure by passing instruments, sponges, sutures and other needed equipment as requested and handles instruments/equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations and department policies
      • Perform sponges, needles, instruments counts with RN prior to, during and at the end of any procedure, following departmental policy/procedure, and at any break of personnel in the room. Participates in the "Time Out" prior to and debriefing at the end of each procedure
      • Assume, with the RN, the responsibility for proper identification and labeling of specimens giving attention to detail and accuracy
      • Check suction equipment for proper functioning and may operate or assist in operating suction equipment during surgery
      • Transport sealed, pre-packaged procedure trays that contain sharps for the purpose of stocking rooms in the department (example - Lumbar puncture tray)
      • Demonstrate annually skills required
      • Assist in maintaining a clean, orderly and safe environment
      • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on the unit as outlined in established procedures
      • Communicate accurately and effectively to patients, pertinent staff and physicians
      • Adhere to standard policies as outlined in department related to infection control, fire and safety, hazardous chemicals, personnel policies and departmental procedures
      • Possibly function in other related peri-operative roles, such as OR Assistant or do tasks related to sterilization
      • Assist with the teaching of newly hired surgical technologists and (if applicable) student Surgical Technologists
      • Complete and maintains skills in all specialties based on specialty competencies to serve as a resource in complex or on call cases
      • Serve as a role model to new employees and other staff members
      • Anticipate the needs of the surgical team
      • Consistently demonstrates a positive attitude
      • Support change with positive feedback
      • Participate in updating and maintaining surgeon preference cards
      • Take direction from the circulating nurse related to patient safety in the case
      • Arrive within 20 minutes when called into work after being on-call for those departments who have call as a requirement for their department; Endo, OR, DI, Cath Lab About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P367266 Company: Kadlec Jobs Job Category: Surgical/Perioperative Services Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Support Department: 3010 TRI CITY REGIONAL SURG CTR Address: WA Richland 1096 Goethals Dr Kadlec is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Richland , Surgical Technologist - ASC, Healthcare , Richland, Washington

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