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Surgical Technologist

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

Job Description

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:

The position is actually 7a-730P and 11a-730p for 80 hours

8 and 12 hour shifts (2- 8's and 2- 12's)

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

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.

 

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.

Job Details

Company

Christiana Care Health System

Location

4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, Delaware 19713
United States

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Job Posting: 813494

Posted On: Jun 15, 2021

Updated On: Jun 21, 2021