The Maternal Infant Center is seeking candidates for a full-time Surgical Technologist position. The Surgical Technologist is responsible for aiding the professional nurse or doctor during the perioperative phase of the patient's surgical experience. This job requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual competencies Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Requirements Essential Job Responsibilities: - Prepares for surgical procedures prior to surgical cases. - Assists with lifting, turning and holding extremities of patients. - Provides care to all age groups of patients. - Knowledge of anatomy and physiology and surgical technology - Must be able to anticipate the needs of the supervising surgeon by providing medical supplies. - Maintain aseptic technique for safe delivery of care.
Education: High School, American Heart Association BLS required. Must be a graduate from a surgical technology program accredited through CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs).
Experience: Minimum 2 years' experience preferred, 1 year experienced required as a Surgical Tech.
Physical Requirements: Physical (prolonged standing, walking, moving, and lifting of equipment) and emotional stamina. May be expected to work overtime as needed. Must be able to lift trays of instrumentations (minimum of 50 lbs). Job may have to work for long periods without relief. Hours will vary and overtime is expected if necessary. Adept at working video and mechanical equipment. Visual acuity and manual dexterity. Performance Requirements: Attention to read and understand basic instructions and policies, ability to work independently and as part of team and communicate effectively.
Schedule 7p-7:30a, also includes e/o weekend & holidays
Internal Number: JR58192
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ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.