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HDVCH Surgical Technologist Full Time Days

Company: Spectrum Health
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Surgical Technologist maintains responsibility for preparation of the surgical suite, intraoperative handling of instruments, maintenance of the sterile field, and evaluation of changing conditions during the surgical procedures, making appropriate responses as needed. Is responsible for maintaining knowledge of surgical procedures and principles related to those procedures. May serve as a Preceptor.

Essential Functions

  • Provides sterile instruments and supplies during the surgical procedure.
  • Performs surgical sponge, needle and instrument counts.
  • Creates and maintains a sterile and safe environment.
  • Prepares case tables with necessary equipment, sterile supplies, instruments and medications/solutions for each surgical case.
  • Assists in positioning patients for surgical procedures and maintains a protective position throughout the case.
  • Works proactively with physicians to submit preference card changes to align specialties
  • Suggests instrument set changes to EMI and works with SPD identifying instrument sets that need to be worked on
  • Actively engages in case costing by talking with surgeons regarding product usage, connects with EMIs to make cost savings suggestions, makes suggestions on how to eliminate waste on cases
    • Required Associate's Degree or equivalent Completion of an Accredited School of Surgical Technology. Not all schools involve an Associate's degree.
    • Surgical Technologist Experience (Clinical rotations do count as experience) Preferred
    • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association 90 Days required Or
    • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross 90 Days required
      Physical Demands
      • Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
      • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
      • Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
      • Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
      • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
      • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
      • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs
      • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
      • Sitting: Seldom
      • Standing: Frequently
      • Walking: Frequently
      • Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally
      • Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom
      • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
      • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Seldom
      • Squat: Seldom
      • Stair Climbing: Seldom
      • Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom
      • Driving: Seldom
      • Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom
      • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally
      • Handling: Occasionally
      • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Occasionally
      • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally
      • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Occasionally
      • Visual Acuity None = No; Seldom = Yes : Seldom Primary LocationSITE - Helen Devos Childrens Hospital - 100 Michigan St - Grand RapidsDepartment NameSurgical Services - HDVCHEmployment TypeFull timeShiftDay (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours36Hours of Work7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Days WorkedMonday to Friday (Variable)Weekend FrequencyOn-call weekends CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only. Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors and community. That is why we require a drug-free workplace and various vaccinations as a requirement for employment.Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request assistance in completing the application process by calling . We are committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

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