Dignity Health

Surgical Tech

Job ID
2017-42129
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy Medical Center Redding
Shift
Varied
Location
REDDING
CA
Standard Hours
1000-2030 Varied Days

Overview

Mercy Medical Center Redding offers comprehensive health care to nearly 300,000 residents in a six-county region.  Mercy Medical Center Redding is an award-winning 267-bed regional medical center providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as specialized cardiovascular care, stroke care, orthopedics, neurological surgery, comprehensive cancer care, maternity care, and da Vinci robotic surgery.  It is one of only two Level II trauma centers north of Sacramento and houses the only Community Level III neonatal ICU in Shasta County.  In addition, the hospital’s network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice, Golden Umbrella Adult Day Health Care, and Shasta Senior Nutrition Program.  Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system of health care providers and are a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/north-state/locations/mercy-redding to learn more.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

Under the direction of a staff nurse, the incumbent is responsible for assisting the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. The incumbent maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field. In addition, the incumbent will serve as the scrub for all surgical cases in the department.

 

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years of cardiac surgery experience required (if working in CSOR)
  • One year of recent experience in the acute care arena as an operating room scrub tech and/or combination of recent education, certification and experience required
  • General understanding of anatomy, physiology and sterile and surgical techniques required
  • Current BLS certification required (must be certified through the American Heart Association)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology preferred
  • Two years of recent operating room experience with Redding area surgeons and procedures preferred
  • Advanced organizational skills preferred
  • CST (certified surgical technician) certification preferred

 

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