Providence is calling an Operating Room Technician II (Cardiothoracic Surgery,Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
$7500 Sign on bonus and relocation assistance offered to eligible candidates!
In this position, you will:
Anticipate the needs of the surgeon, as well as emergency and unusual circumstances, acts accordingly to expedite the surgery, and initiates corrective actions.
Provide for the comfort and safety of the patient during the operation. Anticipates the need for supplies, and identifies developing emergency situations, and initiates actions to assist in the care of the patient. Operates all equipment, including the preparation of hemeostatic, and blood replacement products and devices.
Demonstrate appropriate review of patient chart and intervenes as necessary to assure chart is complete prior to surgery. Appropriately identifies and safely transports patients to and from Surgical Services according to procedure.
Set up surgical equipment. Selects and prepares appropriate equipment, suture, and stapling devices for procedures. Cleans and sterilizes equipment.
Complete initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or GED
Graduation from a Surgical Technology Program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAAHEP) or other program accredited by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist or completion of a Surgical Technician Military Training program
1 year operating room experience for candidates who have graduated from an accredited Surgical Technology Program or have completed other accredited programs by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist or completion of a Surgical Technician Military Training program. Candidates with equivalent other or at least six months of on the job clinical training must have minimum one year operating room experience scrubbing on surgical procedures.
Experience scrubbing independently in at least three surgical specialties; e.g. general surgery, orthopedics, urology, cardiac/vascular, ENT, ophalmology, neurosurgery, etc.
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
Internal Number: 299173
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