Works under general supervision of Surgical Services Manager to provide endoscopy, sterile processing, purchasing, and ordering responsibilities for the department. Will place charges and work with surgery manager and charge nurse to streamline that process. May need to assist with room turnover and terminal cleaning of O.R., Maintain par levels of all supplies in the perioperative area.
**No Call, No Weekend Schedule, or Holidays**
**This is a Surgery Department with a growing case load**
Education and Experience-
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent.
Graduate from a Surgical Technology technical school, LPN program, RN program or military training program.
LPN license (if LPN)
CST or CORT certification is required as defined in the Surgical Technician Licensure Update
Completion of an RN training program will be accepted in place of Certification
Must have Surgical Tech certification at time of hire
Demonstrates ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements
BLS certification required
Basic skills and related to aseptic/ sterile technique and knowledge of surgical instrumentation preferred
(2) Years’ Minimum of surgical assisting experience in a hospital or outpatient clinic
Duties and Responsibilities-
Demonstrates the ability to perform in the role of surgical scrub by anticipating the needs of the surgeon and keeping the circulating nurse informed of any needs throughout a procedure
Ensure that all supplies, equipment, and medications are assembled prior to the procedure
Innovative in maintaining high standards and quality in the facilitation of cost savings and containment
Efficient and organized in skills to assist team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times
Directs ancillary personnel participating in room turnover
Provides assistance and support as needed to members of the surgical team
Utilizes knowledge base to assist with orientation, training, and the education of new personnel
Demonstrates appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees
Identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy; strictly adheres to all infection control practices and diligently monitors aseptic technique of the entire surgical team; takes immediate corrective action for breaks in technique
Supports the customer and employee satisfaction activities of the organization
Maintains good relationships with physicians, management, other departments and staff
Other duties as assigned.
Light lifting/carrying - Must be able to lift boxes and supplies of between 0 and 35 lbs.
Moderate lifting - Must be able to lift larger boxes or supplies to and from dollies or cart.
Moderate pushing - Must be able to push a dolly or cart weighing up to 150 lbs. about 50 yards.
Reaching above shoulders - Must be able to put supplies weighing up to 35 lbs. up on a shelf and take them down.
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Internal Number: 00212
About Coquille Valley Hospital
We are a critical access hospital that cares deeply about our patients and the community we serve. Located just 20 minutes from the Pacific Ocean in southwestern Oregon, our 51,000-square-foot hospital was built in 2012 and is staffed by skilled medical professionals who have access to state-of-the-art technology to provide the best-possible care. Living and working in the beautiful, lush, tight-knit community of Coquille comes with many benefits, including ample outdoor opportunities.