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Company: Mercy Cedar Rapids
Location: Hiawatha, IA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


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Job Duties

  • Understands and uses instrumentation/equipment properly considering the maintenance, safety and availability.
  • Conducts accurate sponge, needle and instrument counts according to departmental policies in conjunction with RN. Performs first scrub role on core cases.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of techniques, procedures and correct use or protective barrier equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization and disinfection as evidenced by practice.
  • Ensures all necessary items and equipment are in the room prior to case.
  • Demonstrates basic anatomy related to procedures
  • Performs first scrub role on core cases of assigned services and anticipates the surgeon's requests.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the principles of asepsis and consistently maintains sterile technique.
Department Specific Duties
  • N/A
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrates knowledge of techniques used by various surgeons for various procedures
  • Maintains technical skill level and adapts to changes in surgical technique and operative intervention modalities.
  • Demonstrates constructive approach during all interactions with staff and nurse manager toward the organization
  • Completes work assignments on time/readily accepts assignments, as observed by nurse manager
Professional Experience
  • None
  • Graduate of a Surgical Technology Program or equivalent experience required.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Currently certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support in accordance with the American Heart Association required
Physical Demand Requirements
  • Heavy: Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

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