Surgical Technologist - Ahoskie, NC

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918320

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and diagnosis of the patient/client.
  • Assists in the preparation for operative procedures.
  • Participates as an effective intra-operative team member.
  • Provides updates to the nurse relative to goals and progress toward meeting discharge criteria from the OR.
  • Reports to the RN patient responses to care.
  • Provides interventions directed by RN or MD, according to current standards of care.
  • Incorporates department protocol driven care appropriately to direct clinical practice.
  • Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper hand washing and scrubbing techniques according to infection control policy.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • Uses department “scripts” to effectively communicate with other departments, patients, families, coworkers and students in person or over the phone.
  • Participates in life-support activities as required, responding to RRT and Code Blue emergencies as per unit/department protocol.
  • Proactive in assuring that adequate stock is available and in date.
  • Demonstrates safe operation of all equipment in compliance with department policy, safety, disinfection, infection control and quality control standards.
  • As directed by the supervisor may have additional responsibility serving as preceptor for students and/or new employees.
  • Demonstrates effective computer skills for electronic charting, billing (as appropriate for department) and order processing.
  • Participates in In-service Education, and obtains education contact hours necessary to maintain licensure.
  • Actively participates on Action Team of own choosing.

Minimum Requirements

  • Successful completion of approved School of Surgical Technology program.
  • Current BLS at time of hire and maintained during employment.

Other Information

  • 1 full-time position, 32-40 hours per week, Monday-Friday
  • Call required
  • Resume recommended

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.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: gloria.jones@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 209-3390

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