Surgical Technologist - Non-Certified
Posted on: September 8, 2019
We Are Hiring Surgical Technologist Non-Certified - Surgery IP 001
- Full-Time Rotating 36 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital -
Kalamazoo, MIFull time, 7a-7p, 36 hours per week, variable days
--including weekends, holidays, and call per unit rotation. --This
is a float position between the Main OR and Same Day Surgery.Why
Join Ascension? In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and
hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over
200,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working
together to help bring patients more resources and better care.
Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided
over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living
in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to
spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the
health of individuals and communities.Ascension is a faith-based
healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through
innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading
non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is
committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all,
especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided
nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other
community benefit programs.What You Will Do As a--Surgical
Technologist Non-Certified with Ascension Michigan, you will have
the opportunity to assist--the surgical team to provide patient
care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse.
Demonstrates increasing knowledge of physical and technical
requirements of surgical intervention: Moderately complex
procedures, advancing knowledge of instrumentation-specialty sets.
Demonstrates increasing knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
Ability to scrub more than one specialty proficiently. Willingness
to assist circulator. Responsible for maintaining effective
communication skills. Participates in monitoring and maintaining
resources in specific department. Understands and contributes to
the vision/mission and goals of the department. Works in a secure
department with access to areas where medications are stored.
Handles and labels medications on the sterile field under the
direct supervision of licensed personnel.Responsibilities:
- Performs decontamination of soiled instruments, sterilization
containers and equipment according to established protocols.
- Follows the aseptic technique standard within the surgical
setting and corrects any break in technique.
- Arranges operating room equipment and supplies following
surgeon's preference card and procedure requirements.
- Follows policy and procedure standards for sponge, needle and
- Receives, prepares and maintains tissue and lab specimens for
- Maintains a working knowledge of all specialty areas, roles and
responsibilities of the Surgical Technologist in the surgical
- The above is intended to describe the general content of and
requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be
construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or
requirements.What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- BLS Provider--obtained within--3 Months (90 days)--of hire date
or job transfer date.--BLS Provider credentialed from the American
Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire
date or job transfer date.
- Surgical Tech--credentialed from the--National Board of
Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)--obtained
within--12 Months (1 year)--of hire date or job transfer
date.--Certified Surgical Tech credentialed from the National Board
of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained
within 12 months (one year) of hire date or job transfer
- High school diploma/GED required. Completion of an approved
Surgical Technologist program prior to hire date or job transfer
date required.Work Experience:
- None required.Equal Employment Opportunity Borgess Health is an
equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in
employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex,
national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital
status.Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment
only to individuals who have applied for a position using our
official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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