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Surgical Tech Non Certified - Labor and Delivery - Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.

Essential Job Functions
--- Functions as the scrub person and assists as trained during operative and other invasive procedures by assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.
--- Prepares and organizes sterile supplies and instrument for the procedure and performs surgical counts with the circulating RN according to policy.
--- Maintains an organized sterile field and ensures the sterility of the field by taking corrective action as needed. Assists with placement of sterile drapes. Provides instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure and maintains aseptic technique.
--- Retrieves and collects specimens and labels specimens appropriately and correctly.
--- Reports any implanted devices, catheters, drains, and packing to circulator.
--- Provides complete case preparation and has knowledge, with the ability to adapt, of special instruments, supplies, and equipment needs for patient populations.
--- Demonstrates knowledge of patients' rights and responsibilities according to the patients age and understanding.
--- Demonstrates understanding of patients Advance Directives.
--- Assists in CPR as needed.
--- Assists with pre and post procedure cleaning of the operative or invasive procedure room and necessary instruments.
--- BSMH Surgical Technologist are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH policy.
--- Participates in ongoing educational and competency verification opportunities.
--- Participates in financial accountability by utilizing resources in a cost-conscious manner and offers performance improvement initiatives.
--- Participates in all patient safety care measures.
--- Accessible for "on call" as scheduled and is available within the time frames as indicated by the department.
--- Participates in the orientation of new staff and students as assigned.
--- Prepares and performs surgical skin prep and clipping as indicated by procedure. Inserts urinary catheter as required.
--- Demonstrates flexibility regarding unit/area staffing and scheduling needs.
--- Maintains personal grooming and attire consistent with BSMH policy.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)


High School Diploma or GED (required)

Associates Degree, Vocational Certification, or Military Certificate in Surgical Technology (required, unless being hired into a Labor and Delivery unit in Ohio then preferred)

Work Experience
One year of perioperative, operating room, or related military surgical technology experience (preferred)

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com%28546300% %%medtech%%

Keywords: Mercy Health, Fairfield , Surgical Tech Non Certified - Labor and Delivery - Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital, Other , Fairfield, Ohio

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