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Surgical Tech, Atrium Health Union, PRN Nights

Monroe, NC, United States
Job ID: 58442
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11081005630908-Nursing - Maternity
Location: AH Union Main - 600 Hospital Drive

Overview

FLSA Status: Nonexempt Original Date: Last Revision: October 2018 JOB SUMMARY: Renders care to assigned patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse including assisting with direct patient care activities; preparing and stocking the Operating Room before and after surgery; gathering clean and sterile supplies; setting up sterile instrument fields; maintaining and monitoring aseptic techniques. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a Surgical Technology program or an accredited School of Nursing. LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required. Certification preferred. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Ensures quality patient care, safety, and advocacy through critical thinking, anticipation and management of case specific needs, under direct supervision of the RN. 2. Ensures complete, accurate and timely care, cleanliness and management of instruments, equipment and supplies. 3. Communicates to the team, co-workers and patients in an effective, positive and professional manner. 4. Demonstrates effective, positive, professional manners while exercising verbal and nonverbal communication to the multidisciplinary team, co-workers, and patients. 5. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development. 6. Demonstrates cost containment activities of instruments and inventory. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Practice Innovation Resilient and flexible in a changing environment Systems for patient safety Technology/informatics skills Functions effectively under stressful and difficult situations WORK ENVIRONMENT: Possible exposure to infections and contagious diseases, hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes Possible exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation Handles emergency or crisis situation Subject to many interruptions, highly stressful and crowded/noisy conditions Required Protective Equipment: Eye/face protection, gown, mask, gloves, hair covering PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0% 35% 65% to to to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum