Surgical Technician

Job ID
2019-89058
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
72
Facility
Mercy Medical Center Merced
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
Mon - Sun, 1030-2300 plus call shifts as assigned
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
CA-MERCED

Overview

Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics. 

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision of the Physician and Registered Nurse, assists in the performance of technical surgical procedures in the operative environment. Sets up the operating room for procedures according to physician preference card and the type of surgical intervention to be performed, the patient’s age, developmental and size considerations. Performs selected surgical scrub functions in the operative suite involving patient preparation, as well as preparation of the suite and attendant instruments and supplies. Patient age populations served, and the specific competencies that comprise this job title are found in the Department/Unit Orientation & Initial Assessment of Competency checklist for this unit/positions, and -by reference- form a part of this job description.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
  • Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program or Certified Surgical Technologist designation from (AST or NCCT)
  • Must be able to take call shifts as assigned. Not required for MOSS.

 

Sign-on Bonus Qualifications $10,000:

  • Three full time years in a similiar similar multi-specialty environment with preferred experience in orthopedics, vascular, or robotics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year experience as a Surgical Technologist

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