Surgical Technologist

  • Goshen, IN
  • Goshen Hospital
  • Goshen Health Surgery Center
  • Casual/PRN - Days - 8
  • Allied Health
  • Req #: 9844-8307
  • Hours Scheduled: 8 hours/pay period
  • Posted: June 3, 2021
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Requisition #: 9844
Entity/Department: Goshen Health / Goshen Surgery Center
Shift/Hours: Days / Casual/PRN, Varied Hours Per Pay Period

The Surgical Technologist / Surgical Technician (Surgical Tech / CST) functions as a member of the surgical team in creating and maintaining a sterile field and issuing instruments to surgeons. The Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech / CST) assists in the care and preparation of the adult, geriatric, adolescent, pediatric, infant and neonate surgical patients under the direct supervision of the RN.

Surgical Technologist Position Accountabilities

  1. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) acknowledges the mission, vision and philosophy of Goshen Health.
  2. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) assists in preparation of the Surgical rooms.
  3. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) assists the surgeon with operative procedures.
  4. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) participates in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.
  5. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) prepares and knows specific uses of all equipment and supplies used for surgical procedures.
  6. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) operates the OR sterilizer/steris.
  7. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients or the environment.
  8. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) assists with cleaning, restocking and room turnover.
  9. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) demonstrates working knowledge of unit operations.
  10. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) demonstrates knowledge of patient rights and legal issues both on the surgical unit and hospital wide.
  11. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) practices guest relations within the surgical services department and hospital wide.
  12. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) functions efficiently and in professional manner in all aspects of patient care.
  13. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) establishes and maintain interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel.
  14. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) seeks learning experiences and participate in orientation of new staff.
  15. Surgical Technologist (Surgical Tech) participates in setting unit and personal goals.

Position Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology Program or having been grandfathered into this role.
  • Preferred Education: Certification for Operating Room Technician within 12 months of completion of an accredited Surgical Technology Program (Certified Surgical Tech / CST).
  • Certifications Required: Healthcare Provider AHA CPR certification

Why Goshen?

  • Compensation: Tuition assistance for continuing education, competitive pay
  • Benefits: Health benefits, paid time off & child care reimbursement
  • Professional Development: Ongoing in-services and leadership development
  • Recognition: Magnet designation for the first time in 2004 and achieved re-designation in 2009, 2014 and 2019
  • Culture: Unique TUL (The Uncommon Leader) culture empowers Colleagues at Goshen to lead change and advance practice.

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