L&D Surgical Technician, FT-40hrs

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
May 29, 2017
Closes
Sep 27, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:Performs patient care duties delegated by the RN related to patients' personal needs, comfort, and safety. Scrubs for surgical procedures and demonstrates competence while functioning as a member of the surgical team. Prepares and maintains supplies, instruments, and equipment related to surgical intervention. Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.Job Description Details:

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of adult basic education evaluations for math and reading
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language
  • Visual accuracy
  • Auditory acuity
  • Basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval
  • Ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately
  • Ability to identify and distinguish color, temperature, texture, and size
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds, as determined by the nature of the patient care unit. Must be able to push, pull, lift patients and equipment (e.g. beds, stretchers).
  • Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel.
  • Current BLS certification
  • Completion of an approved technologist program or previous technologist experience of at least one year.
  • Current certification as surgical technologist (CST) preferred.  
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