CHRISTUS Health
Surgical Technologist Operating Room Per Diem
At a glance
Location: US-NM-Santa Fe Map
Posted: 10/11/2019
Closing: 11/10/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
CHRISTUS Health
Job description
Description
An integral member of the surgical team who provides support for surgeons throughout the operation by preparing, providing and caring for instruments and equipment and maintaining a sterile field.

Requirements

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduation from a school of Surgical Technology preferred.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: BLS certification required prior to end of probationary period.

SKILLS: Knowledge of care and handling of instruments and equipment. Knowledge of sterilization and cleansing procedures. Ability to read, write, and communicate verbally in English.

EXPERIENCE: One year experience in an acute care hospital setting in the operating room or an instrument care environment preferred.

NATURE OF SUPERVISION:

-Responsible to: Clinical Manager, Operating Room and Director, Surgical Services

ENVIRONMENT:

- Bloodborne pathogens - C

Employee will be instructed in Universal Precautions and Right to Know. Employee will be expected to utilize all protective equipment available whenever there is a potential for exposure to infectious materials or hazardous chemicals. Cleaning, repair and replacement of this protective equipment will be furnished by the hospital. Utilizes available tools to prevent worker injuries.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy physical effort requiring standing, walking or lifting most of the day. Requires ability to speak, hear and communicate verbal and written materials.

Surgical Technologist Operating Room Per Diem