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Company: Kettering Health Network
Location: Dayton, OH
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Overview

 

Kettering Health is a not-for-profit network of nine hospitals, Kettering College, and over 160 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio's leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 14,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life. 
 
Kettering Health recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Kettering Medical Center. 
 

As a faith-based organization we are dedicated to treating all patients with love and respect regardless of religious preference. Multi-denominational Spiritual Services are offered at the network every day. 

 


Campus Overview

Kettering Medical Center Overview 

  • Kettering Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Kettering Health Network and has been serving Kettering, Ohio and the Greater Dayton area since 1964.    
  • The facility includes the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Heart Hospital, maternity service with a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and level II Emergency Care.  
  • In 2020, Kettering Medical Center received an “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States. 
  • Received 4 Star Baby-Friendly Hospital status by the Ohio Hospital Association. 
  • Awarded as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health in 2020. 
  • Kettering received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades (2017-2019). 
  • Accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians as a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department. 
  • 465-bed hospital (includes newborn beds) 

Department Overview

Responsibilities & Requirements

The surgical technologist (ST) is responsible for assisting in direct care to patients undergoing surgical intervention by selecting, setting up and passing of sterile instruments to the surgeon and assistants, under the direction of the RN and the surgeon. Responsibilities include, yet, not limited to the following:
  • Appropriately labels and handles patient specimens.
  • Competently performs Surgical Technologist skills as defined by the unit's scope of practice.
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment free from clutter.
  • Receives and responds to appropriate delegation; does not perform skills/care that has not been delegated by a licensed nurse or physician.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates safe infection control practices.
  • Assists the nurse/physician with patient procedures.
  • Performs preceptor activities as requested.
  • Participates in one elective educational opportunity.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of aseptic technique in preparing for and assisting in surgical procedures.
  • Prepares OR table and scrubs with surgeries.
  • Provides necessary instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery.
  • Acquires and demonstrates skills needed to operate specialized equipment used in the OR.
  • Assist with preoperative and postoperative care as directed by RN
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of surgical procedures and provides necessary instruments, supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with patient transport and other patient care duties in the OR. 
Required Skills, Education and Experience: 
  • Associate Degree in Surgical Technology from a NBSTA accredited program or certification from NCCT; or
  • Four (4) years of experience as a surgical technologist with a High School Diploma; or
  • Four (4) years applicable on the job or military surgical technology training with a High School Diploma 
Required Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:
  • Certified Surgical Technologist required within one year of hire, if hired without certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Surgical Technology skills required, preferably in a hospital operating room environment
  • Experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred


Qualifications

  • Surgical Technology skills required, preferably in a hospital operating room environment
  • Experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred


Responsibilities

The surgical technologist (ST) is responsible for assisting in direct care to patients undergoing surgical intervention by selecting, setting up and passing of sterile instruments to the surgeon and assistants, under the direction of the RN and the surgeon. Responsibilities include, yet, not limited to the following:
  • Appropriately labels and handles patient specimens.
  • Competently performs Surgical Technologist skills as defined by the unit's scope of practice.
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment free from clutter.
  • Receives and responds to appropriate delegation; does not perform skills/care that has not been delegated by a licensed nurse or physician.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates safe infection control practices.
  • Assists the nurse/physician with patient procedures.
  • Performs preceptor activities as requested.
  • Participates in one elective educational opportunity.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of aseptic technique in preparing for and assisting in surgical procedures.
  • Prepares OR table and scrubs with surgeries.
  • Provides necessary instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery.
  • Acquires and demonstrates skills needed to operate specialized equipment used in the OR.
  • Assist with preoperative and postoperative care as directed by RN
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of surgical procedures and provides necessary instruments, supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with patient transport and other patient care duties in the OR. 
Required Skills, Education and Experience: 
  • Associate Degree in Surgical Technology from a NBSTA accredited program or certification from NCCT; or
  • Four (4) years of experience as a surgical technologist with a High School Diploma; or
  • Four (4) years applicable on the job or military surgical technology training with a High School Diploma 
Required Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:
  • Certified Surgical Technologist required within one year of hire, if hired without certification


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