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Job ID Specialty Geographic Location City State Recruiter
2207580 Technologist/Technician Aitkin MN McCall & Lee

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Recruiter Email: am@mlee.com

Job Description

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Company Name: McCall & Lee
Recruiter Name: Andy McCall
Contact Phone: 512-444-6400

Job Title: Surgical Tech / CST

Aitkin    (Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Technologist/Technician - Surgical Technologist (ST) - Certified

Great Pay + Great Benefits + Great Perks
$35,000 to $65,000

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Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services, this position assists with surgical procedures under the guidance of surgeons, registered nurse(s), or additional O.R. personnel.

Skills & Abilities:

Able to work independently and met established deadlines
Able to make sound reasonable decisions
Highly organized
Ability to concentrate on many detailed requests despite numerous interruptions
Demonstrates accountability, professionalism, openness, receptive to change, creativity and innovative
Ability to identify and calmly handle inherently stressful situation with tact
Excellent communication skills
Ability to develop excellent working relationships with consumers and staff
Seeks guidance, direction and assistance when needed
Ability to be flexible and take on new responsibilities
Job Duties:

Performs scrub activities based on principles of aseptic technique, infection control, universal precautions guidelines, environmental control, and life safety guidelines: anticipates needs of patient and surgeon; demonstrates critical thinking skills and prioritize activities when performing the scrub role; under supervision of the RN, demonstrates ability to prepare medications for procedures to be used by physicians; knows of routine drugs used intra-operatively, dosages, and|or concentration and appropriate route of administration
Prepares and knows the specific uses of equipment, instrumentation and supplies used for surgical procedures
Locates and operates equipment. Handles and operates equipment properly. Initiates service request and reports to supervisor action taken when malfunction of equipment occurs
Performs scrub role, without assistance by locating supplies, equipment, and instruments; prepares operating room utilizing preference cards to set up surgical instruments and equipment; independently prepares the sterile field for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients for the intra-operative experience; differentiates and demonstrates knowledge of sterilization methods required for instruments or equipment
Implements and maintains preference cards in an updated complete form utilizing automated process and clinical information systems appropriately and efficiently
Identifies potential risks to patients: identifies risks to patients in order to reduce incidence of injury; identifies actions to eliminate, minimize or report risks; identifies procedures to follow in the event of an incident; reports processes for common problems, failures and user errors
Training & Education:

Graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technology
· Current Surgical Technician Certification with the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required. Individuals hired prior to August, 1, 2007 and who graduated from a program that was not recognized by the NBSTSA at the time of their graduation are exempt from the certification requirement.

Experience:

Minimum of 6 months of previous surgery experience in at least two (2) specialty areas* PREFERRED
This position includes full benefit package, PTO, and eligibility to participate in group 401(k) plan (subject to applicable waiting periods).




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