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Certified Surgical Technologist Mercy Health PRN in Toledo, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 7/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary

Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and according to established procedures, works as an integral part of the surgical team. Possesses knowledge of aseptic technique and applies this while participating in surgical procedures, coordination of care of instruments, equipment and supplies. Assists in the provision of care to patients of all age groups.

Qualifications - Minimum

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1. Work requires knowledge of basic sciences, such as anatomy and physiology, microbiology, etc., asepsis and sterile techniques and operating room techniques generally acquired through completion of an accredited two year program of surgical technology.

2. If hired after January 1997 must be certified as CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) as awarded by the Liaison Council on Certification (a member of the National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies) otherwise, CST preferred; and must maintain cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification.

3. Works required analytical skills to accurately and efficiently set up operating room supplies and equipment and assist in evaluation of new supplies and equipment.

4. Must take call per policy and procedure.

5. Work requires three to six months on-the-job training for full familiarity with surgeon’s preferences and department policies and procedures.

6. Provides patient care to neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.

Preparing of surgical room, anticipation of surgeon needs during procedures of all service lines. Lifting required.

Hours

Hours per pay period: 0

This position could float to Area Hospitals and offsite locations in Toledo.

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: All, Job Schedule: Contingent

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