Mercy Health Surgical Technologist Surgery Mercy Health St. Elizabeth in Youngstown, Ohio

Surgical Technologist Surgery Mercy Health St. Elizabeth

Job ID: 4663180

Updated: May 17, 2018

Geographic Location: Youngstown

Location: Youngstown, OH, United States

Department: Surgery

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Shift: All

Standard Hours: 40

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. Performs function of surgical assistant under direct supervision of the physician in the operating room.

Qualifications - Minimum

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Works 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.

Certified Surgical Technologist or will achieve within one year. Graduate of system approved Surgical Assistant Program.

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.

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

Must take call per policy and procedure.

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

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

Hours

Hours per pay period: 80

Hours: Varies

Weekends and holiday rotation required.

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: All, Job Schedule: Full-Time

Equal Employment Opportunity

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