Surgical Tech II - SurgiCenter (Experience and Cer

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Are you an experienced and certified Surgical Technician seeking to join our amazing Surgery Center team? ChristianaCare is the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore; honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report and three times recognized as a Magnet Status Hospital. When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits. ChristianaCare Offers: Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc. (start on the first day of hire) Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out Paid parental leave Tuition assistance Free GYM membership/On-Site GYM Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more! ChristianaCare is searching for an experienced and certified Surgical Tech to assist the surgical team, under the direction of a professional nurse, in implementing skilled nursing care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients undergoing surgical procedures. RESPONSIBILITIES: Observes patients, notifying RN of any change in condition. Performs assigned procedures for the comfort and well-being of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, demonstrating a concern for safety. Assists in updating physician reference sheets. Participate in the nursing care plans, functioning as an effective team member. Demonstrates ability to scrub on all procedures, minor to major. Communicates effectively to patients, families, employees, and physicians, utilizing both written and verbal communication skills. Responds appropriately to crisis situations as outlined in unit-specific standards, initiates interventions within the scope of responsibility; notifies RN. Maintains required credentials of BCLS and mandatory inservice patients. Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed. Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors. Performs other related duties as required. SCHEDULE/HOURS: Fulltime - Day shift - Monday - Friday, (No Weekends) Shift: either 7am-3:30pm or 7:30am-4pm MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Certification is required. High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited Operating Room Technician program; or minimum 2 year ORT experience preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Job Posting: 1241425

Posted On: Feb 19, 2024

Updated On: Feb 22, 2024

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