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Certified Surgical Technologist

Bayard, NM 88023

Job Type: Other Allied Healthcare Opportunities Job Number: EDC93029124

Job Description

Critical Access Hospital in Scenic New Mexico Hiring Surgical Technologist! 

  • Located near the Gila National forest this is a great area for those who enjoy spending time outside
  • Within a few hour drive of Tucson and Phoenix Arizona  
  • Job Responsibilities: 
    • Assures that all equipment and supplies are ready and available for the scheduled surgical procedure.
    • Utilizes proper aseptic technique, monitors for possible contamination, makes corrections as needed and follows direction from the RN regarding correcting breaks in sterile technique.  Displays a strong surgical conscience.
    • Handles all supplies, equipment and instruments appropriately at the conclusion of the operative procedure.
    • Correctly completes cleaning and/or sterile processing of instruments/equipment.
    • Assists, as directed by the registered nurse with patient preparation and discharge.
    • Utilizes safe patient care and work practice to minimize the potential injury to patients, fellow caregivers, and self. Utilizes PPE in daily practice including eye protection, gloves, cover gowns etc.
    • Ensures that needed supplies and equipment are ready and available.  Utilizes supplies appropriately. Minimizes waste.
    • Completes end of day activities of putting away equipment/unused supplies and restocks room supplies, ensuring room readiness for following day or emergency procedures.  Pulls cases as time allows.
    • Maximizes effectiveness by planning and organizing daily work activities and consistently focuses on room and patient readiness to ensure a 0700 or 0730 first case start and minimum turnover times.
    • Performs routine housekeeping functions in all areas of the department to facilitate room turnover and to ensure a safe, clean surgical environment.
    • Assists throughout the department when needed to facilitate completion of surgical schedule.
    • Practices safe work routine and reports safety and environmental hazards to appropriate person.  Utilizes proper channels of communication.
    • Adheres to hospital infection control policies and OSHA and regulatory guidelines.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to respond to hospital and departmental policy to fire drills, codes, etc.
    • Attends 75% of departmental meetings and participates in department quality assurance problem identification and resolution.  Helps with development of standards and policies.  Acts as a mentor for students and new caregivers.
    • Reports on and off duty as scheduled.  Takes call as assigned.

For more information please send your resume directly to elizabeth@ka-recruiting.com! 

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