AlexandrialaRecruiter
the smart solution for Alexandria jobs

Surgical Tech-PRN Special Procedures

Company: Christus Health
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 17, 2019

Job Description:

Description
POSITION SUMMARY:



The Scrub Technician, under the guidance of the Special Procedure Technologist is responsible for the care and safety of the patient who comes under his/her care. Included within this assignment is the responsibility for insuring effective communication with the other Special Procedure team members, the patient, physician/surgeons, and other ancillary departments. The Scrub Tech is trained in the delivery of age appropriate care by hospital policy. Performs assigned tasks in accordance with the hospital's philosophy, values, standards, policies and procedures.





CORE COMPETENCIES:



Action Oriented -- Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.

Collaborate -- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Customer Focus -- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Nimble Learning -- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Demonstrates Self-Awareness -- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Communicates Effectively -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Decision Quality -- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.





MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:



SURGERY TECHNICIAN ROLE
* Assists the special procedure technologist, physician, and nurse in setting up room with instruments, supplies, and equipment needed for the surgical case.
* Performs scrubbing, gowning and gloving procedures according to departmental policies.

* Sets up sterile back table and trays with appropriate instruments and supplies based on procedure.

* Performs sponge, sharps and instrument counts with the circulating nurse according to department policy.

* Assists with draping of patients.

* Anticipates needs of radiologist during cases.

* Identifies, prepares and passes instruments and supplies in an efficient manner.

* Maintains operative field in a sterile, neat and dry environment.

* Assists the circulating nurse in providing for patient's safety.



2. SURGERY TECHNICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES

* At completion of case

* Proper disposal of sharps

* Returns instruments and supplies to case cart

* Places linen in linen hamper

* Places trash in appropriate receptacles

* Removes gown and gloves prior to leaving the special procedure

* Assists in returning equipment and unused supplies to their proper places

* Assists in the cleaning and room turn over



3. THE PATIENT'S RIGHTS TO CONFIDENTIALITY WILL BE MAINTAINED BY ALL PATIENT CARE PERSONNEL.

* Handles all patient communication and documentation in a confidential manner.

* Does not release patient information/records without following hospital policy.



4. OBTAINS KNOWLEDGE OF AND DEMONSTRATES COMPLIANCE WITH INFECTION CONTROL POLICY AND PROCEDURES.

* Practices universal precautions in all patient care.

* Appropriately handles and disposes of sharps and biological matter.



5. DEMONSTRATES KNOWLEDGE OF UNIT SPECIFIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND THE ABILITY TO SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY USE UNIT SPECIFIC PATIENT CARE EQUIPMENT IN THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY PATIENT CARE.



* Completed Unit Specific Annual Competency Checklist.

* Obtains necessary training prior to initial equipment use.

* Assures equipment is in operating order prior to use.

* Differentiates between patient complications and equipment malfunction.

* Uses medical equipment in accordance with manufacturer's operating guidelines.









Requirements
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Education/Skills


B. Experience
A. Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
BLS Certification.

Keywords: Christus Health, Alexandria , Surgical Tech-PRN Special Procedures, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Clinical Systems Analyst - Healthcare Analytics
Description: Skills/Experience: Clinical experience in healthcare environment,
Company: BATON ROUGE GENERAL
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 03/23/2019

Family NP - Outpatient (Nurse Practitioner #)
Description: Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner - Family Practice PhysicianLocation: Baton Rouge,
Company: All Medical Personnel, LLC
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 03/23/2019

* New * Hospitalists needed in Louisiana
Description: Internal Medicine opening in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com Sound Physicians is actively hiring hospitalists in beautiful Louisiana. Great pay (more...)
Company: Echo Locum Tenens
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 03/23/2019


Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) - Travel - Skilled Nursing
Description: Speech-Language Pathologist / Therapy SLP Responsibilities and Duties br br ul br li Provide treatment per facility, professional, and federal regulations
Company: Delta Healthcare Providers-Temp
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 03/23/2019

RN - Emergency Room (ER) - Travel Contract
Description: Registered Nurse RN - Consider an assignment with one of the nation's largest Catholic health systems. br br Their organization is built on a legacy of service and integrity, including an environment (more...)
Company: Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 03/23/2019

Hematology/Oncology - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Description: Ochsner Health System Baton Rouge is seeking a BC/BE HEMATOLOGIST ONCOLOGIST to join its expanding practice. The successful candidate will join four board certified Hematologist/Oncologists in a robust (more...)
Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 03/23/2019

Earn $162,500 for No Call and Monday- Friday Only; Hospital and ASC Cases - Starting Bonus Offered
Description: Envision Physician Services is seeking CRNA for a full-time position in Lafayette, Louisiana. If you desire a practice opportunity offering a wide variety of cases and a mixture of adult and pediatric (more...)
Company: Women's and Children's Hospital Envision Physician
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 03/23/2019

Speech Language Pathologist School SLP (Lafayette,LA)
Description: Speech Language Pathologist School SLP Lafayette,LA Nationwide Travel Locum Therapist Jobs Speech Language Pathologist for nationwide school assignments Are you looking for a new therapist job Would (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: 03/23/2019

Physical Therapy - Travel - Skilled Nursing Facility - 13991
Description: Physical Therapist / Therapy Responsibilities and Duties br br ul br li Provide treatment per facility, professional, and federal regulations and guidelines. br
Company: Delta Healthcare Providers-Temp
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 03/23/2019

LPN-Weekend nights
Description: LPN-Weekend nights Overview It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents' lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them - we brighten their day. Working here is (more...)
Company: Sunrise Senior Living
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 03/23/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Louisiana jobs by following @recnetLA on Twitter!

Alexandria RSS job feeds