Functioning within the Health System’s mission, values, objectives, procedures and policies, the Surgical Technician functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse and physicians to provide quality patient care. The Surgical Technician is responsible to assist in the delivery of care for the surgical patient. The Surgical Technician functions as both the primary and the secondary technician in all areas of Surgical Services including, but not limited to, General, Ortho, OB/GYN, Podiatry, Urology, Neuro, Vascular, ENT, Plastics, Hybrid, Robotics and Laser cases. Judgments are made based upon clinical skills. S/he functions as a messenger and a transporter when required, and is responsible for facilitating communication within the unit as well as with other Health System departments. Once training is completed, the Surgical Technician is expected to be part of the on-call rotation in the respective area of training. On-call response time within 30 minutes required.On-call frequency will be determined in accordance with departmental guidelines.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent (e.g. GED) is required. Must be a graduate of a surgical technician program or hold a valid unrestricted LPN license.
Licensure/Certification: BLS required. Certified Surgical Technician required within (1) one year of hire and/or valid unrestricted LPN license for the State of Ohio. As an RN student has completed 2nd quarter or 1st semester clinicals in the nursing associates degree or diploma program or be a second year student in a BSN program.
Experience: One year of experience in an O.R. setting preferred.
Skills: Must have a willingness to train in all facets of Surgical Services including, but not limited to, CVOR, Ortho, General, OB/GYN, Urology, ENT, Neuro, Vascular, Plastics, Hybrid, Robotics, and Laser cases. Must be a highly motivated, dependable individual willing to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment. Professional attitude and demeanor required at all times. Excellent interpersonal communication skills required.
12 hour shifts