Surgical Technician - Women's Services - Washington, NC

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926868

Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region. Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Position Summary

The Surgical Technologist responds to patients' needs that range from basic life support to varied surgical interventions. Care is provided to patients of all ages, from neonates to the elderly. Call rotation is required. The role of the Surgical Technologist requires collaboration with OR Manager, OR staff, physicians, and ancillary staff. He/she performs assigned duties in the care of the surgical patient, assists with surgical procedure, and helps in the maintenance of the surgery suite. All work is performed under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with the mission statement, policies, procedures, philosophy and objectives of the hospital, nursing service, and the department.

Responsibilities

  • Accepts call rotation.
  • Maintains good working relationships with surgeons and staff. Assists surgeons.
  • Informs appropriate individuals that supplies need reordering.
  • Prepares routine supplies and equipment required for surgical procedures.
  • Rotates stock and maintains inventory in OR rooms.
  • Ensures the delivery of safe patient care by being cognizant of the patient's Bill of Rights, the Hospital Disaster Plan, Fire and Bomb Threat, Infection Control Plans, and the protection of the patients' physical and psychological privacy.
  • Demonstrates technical competency in performance of required skills.
  • Demonstrates appropriate utilization of resources and equipment.
  • Prepares and handles specimens according to hospital procedure.
  • Knowledge of aseptic practice.
  • Performs instrument, sponge, and sharp counts according to policy.
  • Assumes responsibility for own actions.
  • Accepts any other job related activities.
  • Care will be provided in OR in accordance with VBH policies, procedures, and physician orders.
  • Monday through Friday with week and weekend call rotation care will be provided to surgical patients until case load is complete.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • CPR, current.
  • Surgical Tech experience required

Preferred Requirements

  • Formal instruction for surgical technology in a technical or vocational institution preferred.
  • OB experience preferred
  • Current NA II

Other Information

  • Full-time position.
  • Nights, 7 pm - 7 am.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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