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  • Surgical Technologist Ii

    Job ID
    2018-47678
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Surgery
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Mercy Hospital- Bakersfield
    Shift
    Evening
    Location
    BAKERSFIELD
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    1100-1930
  • Overview

    Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910.  Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    Sets in motion the planning and preparation according to daily assignment by: Respecting patients' rights for privacy and confidentiality. Documenting appropriate changes on preference cards. Using supplies judiciously and in a cost- effective manner. Reviewing preference card and prepares self for surgical procedure.  Handling surgical specimens accurately following departmental policy. Documenting appropriate changes on preference cards. Using supplies judiciously and in a cost-effective mannerUnderstands and maintains aseptic technique, and proper cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing technique as identified in departmental policies and procedures. Identifies any break in technique immediately verbalizing and correcting the problem. Follows universal precautions.

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    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • BLS (AHA required)
    • Surgical Tech graduate or certified
    • 3 years experience

     

    Skills:

    Can scrub, set up and maintain a sterile field and preform the duties of a Surgical Technologist for all surgery specialities Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.

    1997 after, must be a graduate of an Surgical Technology program or completed a Surgical Tech Certification Program.

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