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Surgical Technologist - Newark Operating Room - Fu

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

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**$5,000.00 Sign-On Bonus**

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To assist the surgical team, under the direction of a professional nurse, implementing skilled nursing care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients undergoing surgical procedures.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs assigned procedures for comfort and well-being for 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 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:
Full time - 1pm-9:30pm Mon-Fri
Weekend Commitment (once every 4th weekend) - Will have an additional day off during the week if has a schedule on the weekends
Holiday Commitment (1 Summer Holiday and 1 Winter Holiday
on-call obligation

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of an accredited, approved surgical technologist program with clincal hours completed for any employee hired after 2009
BLS Certification

SPECIAL or PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
BCLS certification.
Certification by an approved certification body i.e. the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) and/or the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) (CST) and 1 Year OR Experience

If you have an questions about this job role please reach out to Lenny Merrick at Lynell.J.Merrick@ChristianaCare.org

Post End DateMay 31, 2024

EEO Posting 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: 1270427

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 04, 2024

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