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Surgical Technologist I, GI Lab

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Stockton
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:The OR Surgical Tech I functions under the direction of the preceptor at all times, who may include the Surgical Tech II & III, the OR RN, and the Clinical Nurse Educator. - Following the direction of the physician and surgical nurse, the Surgical Technologist I assists with procedures in the operating room while maintaining sterile technique, ensure room set-up in preparation of surgical cases and anticipating surgeon's instrument needs. - Throughout the Surgical Tech I training, the Tech I collaborates with the preceptor to assure that safety needs of patients are addressed. - Duties will include learning to perform the Surgical Tech II functions and OR procedures. -During the Tech I training, the breadth and scope of patient care responsibilities will increase as competency and autonomy are demonstrated. - The Tech I will continue to gain expertise in providing patient care with guidance from a preceptor as needed. - -The Tech I actively participates in supporting and meeting the hospital's goals for patient satisfaction and national quality core measures. - It is recognized that Tech I's develop skills and abilities as they synthesize knowledge while moving through defined stages of learning. - Evaluation is based on how the individual meets defined standards. -Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute.Qualifications:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Completion of training in Surgical Technology.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or must obtain within 90-days of hire
  • Basic knowledge of assessing physical, psychosocial, and psychological needs of the patient.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient population.
  • Ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Surgical Technology Certification.
  • Prior Operating Room experience.Organization:Memorial Medical Center, ModestoEmployee Status: RegularBenefits: YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptUnion: NoJob Shift: VariableShift Hours:8 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Monday-FridayWeekend Requirements: OtherSchedule: Full TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:72Applications Accepted:All Applications AcceptedSchedule/Shift: Full Time/ Variable

Keywords: Sutter Health, Stockton , Surgical Technologist I, GI Lab, Healthcare , Stockton, California

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