TITLE: Surgical Tech
LOCATION: New Concord, OH
Are you looking for a new position where you can live and work in a community that was voted as one of Ohio’s Best Hometowns?
Would you be interested in working for a healthcare leader in the region?
Would you like be in a position of high visibility in the facility where you make a difference?
This facility is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and at the intersection of two Interstates that allows access to several larger metro areas like Columbus, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Wheeling.
If this sounds appealing then this might be a good opportunity for you.
Under the direct leadership and guidance of the Registered Nurse, the Surgical Tech performs various duties, both nursing and non-nursing in the treatment and care of patients and their environments.
This will encompass patients of all ages in all levels of growth and development on any assigned unit.
These duties will be performed in accordance with required competency skills, established policies and procedures, and in the best interest of patients, visitors, physicians, community and The Medical Center associates.
The Surgery Technician prepares the operating room with equipment, instruments, and supplies, assists in positioning the patient, and establishes and maintains the integrity of the sterile field.
-Assists in collection of data and reports changes observed in patient condition or behavior to the Registered Nurse at regular intervals.
-Contributes to the patient plan of care.
-Implements routine patient care and treatment procedures appropriate to age with respect to levels of growth and development under the guidance of the Registered Nurse in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner in accordance with established policies and procedures. Includes all and any persons entrusted in our care.
-Prepares patient for treatments or examinations and assist physician, Registered Nurse, or Licensed Practical Nurse as necessary.
-Maintains patient privacy at all times.
Previous experience or graduation from an accredited surgical technology program is preferred.
Certification in surgical technology(CST) is required within first year of employment.
Typical case load for the day is about 4-6 cases per scrub tech and have 13 different surgeons.
Call is usually 1 day a week from 3:30pm-7am weekday and 7am-7am on weekends which consist of both Saturday and Sunday. Weekend rotation is every 5-6 currently.
The hospital offers an hourly rate $17.50hr-$27.32hr depending on experience and they offer a full benefit package.