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Company: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Nicotine Free Statement: To further our mission in providing quality, compassionate care to everyone, effective January 1, 2017, Barton Health will no longer hire individuals who use or test positive for nicotine. Barton Health promotes a healthy and safe environment for all Associates, Physicians, Volunteers, Patients, and Vistors. Therefore, all individuals whose pre-employment drug test results are positive for nicotine will have their job offer rescinded, and they will be disqualified from applying for employment for 6 months (180) days from the date of the health screening.

Job Function: Clinical Support

Employment Type: Full-Time

Hours per Pay Period 1.00 (80 hours p/pp)

Job Shift: Night

Weekend/Holiday Rotation: Yes

*** Full time - Nights (shift begins at 7pm) ***

Summary of Position:

The Surgical Technician facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program or equivalent education/experience
  • Certified surgical technologist (CST) preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum of six months previous OR experience preferred
  • Orthopedic, specifically sports medicine, experience preferred
  • Previous experience in reprocessing operations preferred


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of or experience with Medical Terminology.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient computer skills as are required to document, communicate and enter information into the electronic medical records system.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • In compliance with patient safety standards, must be able to effectively communicate in English; Bilingual abilities preferred

Certifications/Licensure:

  • Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date.


Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear.

The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfer patients.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Routine Hospital/Healthcare & Office/Administrative conditions.

Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances.

Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.

Exposure to infections and contagious disease.

Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste.

Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases.

Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations.

Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands.

Occasional travel to various health system locations.

Essential Functions

1. Provides consistently exceptional care at all times.
2. Functions as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by:

a. assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure;
b. preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure;
c. performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator;
d. assisting with placement of sterile drapes;
e. providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure;
f. maintaining an organized sterile field;
g. ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed; and
h. preparing sterile dressings.
3. Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.
4. Assist with postprocedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.
5. Participate in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.
6. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
7. Demonstrates a working knowledge of regulatory and licensing standards and ensures that practice is compliant with standards.
8. Orients, instructs and trains assigned personnel.
9. Meets regulatory requirements for sterilization, high level disinfection, biological monitoring, and employee competencies.
10. Coordinates communications within the department. Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers. Utilizes the Fax Machine
11. Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.

Summary of Position:

The Surgical Technician facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.

Qualifications

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program or equivalent education/experience

Certified surgical technologist (CST) preferred
Experience:

Minimum of six months previous OR experience preferred

Orthopedic, specifically sports medicine, experience preferred

Previous experience in reprocessing operations preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of or experience with Medical Terminology.

Highly effective written and verbal communications skills.

Proficient computer skills as are required to document, communicate and enter information into the electronic medical records system.

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

In compliance with patient safety standards, must be able to effectively communicate in English; Bilingual abilities preferred

Certifications/Licensure:

Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear.

The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfer patients.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Routine Hospital/Healthcare & Office/Administrative conditions.

Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances.

Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.

Exposure to infections and contagious disease.

Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste.

Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases.

Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations.

Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands.

Occasional travel to various health system locations.

Essential Functions
1. Provides consistently exceptional care at all times.
2. Functions as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by
a. assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure;
b. preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure;
c. performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator;
d. assisting with placement of sterile drapes;
e. providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure;
f. maintaining an organized sterile field;
g. ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed; and
h. preparing sterile dressings.
3. Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.
4. Assist with postprocedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.
5. Participate in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.
6. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
7. Demonstrates a working knowledge of regulatory and licensing standards and ensures that practice is compliant with standards.
8. Orients, instructs and trains assigned personnel.
9. Meets regulatory requirements for sterilization, high level disinfection, biological monitoring, and employee competencies.
10. Coordinates communications within the department. Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers. Utilizes the Fax Machine
11. Responds to the needs of the department by performing other duties, as necessary.

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Values/Standards

Barton Health commits to integrity, collaboration and excellence through the practice of our four Service Standards:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Image
  • Efficiency

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.


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