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Certified Surgical Technologist (Sign-On Bonus)

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.You could be eligible for a $10,000 Sign On Bonus for this full time role!Surgical Technologist Certified - Labor and Delivery Unit at Mary Immaculate HospitalSchedule/ShiftFull Time (36 hours/week)Night Shift- 7:00pm - 7:00am ESTTeam self-schedules, and is required to pick up 4 weekend shifts (Friday or Saturday) in a 6 week period Also open to someone who only wants to work weekends (Friday/Saturday/Sunday nights)Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionFacilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.Essential Job FunctionsFunctions as the scrub person and assists as trained during operative and other invasive procedures by assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.Prepares and organizes sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure and performs surgical counts with the circulating RN according to policy.Maintains an organized sterile field and ensures the sterility of the field by taking corrective action as needed. Assists with the placement of sterile drapes. Provides instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure and maintains aseptic technique.Retrieves and collects specimens and labels specimens appropriately and correctly.Reports any implanted devices, catheters, drains, and packing to the circulator.Provides complete case preparation and knows, with the ability to adapt, of special instruments, supplies, and equipment needs for patient populations.Demonstrates knowledge of patient's rights and responsibilities according to the patient's age and understanding.Demonstrates understanding of patient's Advance Directives.Assists in CPR as needed.Assists with pre and post-procedure cleaning of the operative or invasive procedure room and necessary instruments.BSMH Surgical technologists are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH policy.Participates in ongoing educational and competency verification opportunities.Participates in financial accountability by utilizing resources in a cost-conscious manner and offers performance improvement initiatives.Participates in all patient safety care measures.Accessible for "on call" as scheduled and is available within the time frames as indicated by the department.Participates in the orientation of new staff and students as assigned.Prepares and performs surgical skin prep and clipping as indicated by procedure. Inserts urinary catheter as required.Demonstrates flexibility regarding unit/area staffing and scheduling needs.Maintains personal grooming and attire consistent with BSMH policy.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationMust be certified by one of the following: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST), National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTA) or Tech in Surgery - Certified (TS-C), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) (required)If employed in Virginia, must be certified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or its successor and hold a certification with the Virginia Board of Medicine.BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)EducationAssociate degree, Vocational Certification, or Military Certificate in Surgical Technology (required)Work ExperienceOne year of perioperative, operating room, or related military surgical technology experience (preferred)TrainingNoneLanguageNonePatient PopulationNeonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.May have periods of constant interruptionsRequired to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditionsProlonged periods of working alone Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsLifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%Stoop/Kneel 1-33%Crawling 0%Climbing 0%Balance 34-66%Bending 34-66%Sitting 1-33%Walking 1-33%Standing 67-100%Additional Physical Requirements/HazardsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposureSkillsAbility to Follow InstructionsAble to Work IndependentlyAnatomyAnticipate NeedsCommunicationCritical ThinkingInfection ControlKnowledge of AORN and AST RecommendationsMove with a sense of urgencyPhysiologyPossess Surgical ConscienceProfessionalismSelf-DirectedTakes DirectionTeamworkMicrosoft OfficeMany of our opportunities reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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