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Surgery Technician II, Labor & Delivery Full-time

at St. David's Georgetown Hospital in Texas (Published at 20-01-2020)

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time
St. David?s Georgetown Hospital is part of St. David?s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St. David?s Georgetown Hospital is a114-bed hospital offering a range of services. A 24-hour emergency department with a level IV trauma center; Certified Primary Stroke Center; Certified Chest Pain Center; inpatient and outpatient surgery; advanced pulmonary intervention; critical care capabilities; acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation; and maternity and newborn services with mother-baby couplet care close to home for Georgetown families. In conjunction with its parent campus, St. David?s Medical Center, Healthgrades awarded St. David?s Georgetown Hospital the 2016 America?s 100 Best Hospitals Award?, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award? and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award??a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve?as well as the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. Additionally, St. David?s Georgetown Hospital was named to the list of 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for four years in conjunction with its parent campus, and the facility earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position, under the supervision of the Registered Nurses, Manager, and/or Unit Director, ensures the efficient operation of the OR in the Labor and Delivery area. Scrubs as a member of the surgical team under the direction of a registered nurse, providing assistance for scheduled as well as emergent cases.


ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Unit Operations: Actively supports the operations of the nursing unit.

  • Prepares delivery tables using sterile technique as required.
  • Adheres to policy and procedure for cleaning, and decontamination of all instruments and equipment.
  • Maintains competency in scrub technique by scrubbing in for cesarean section.
  • Assists with specimen collection as delegated by RN and ensures timely transport of specimens to the lab.
  • Observes universal precautions and aseptic technique.
  • Initiates emergency procedures when necessary.

Fiscal Accountability: Demonstrates awareness of and commitment to the business and fiscal aspects of St. David?s Georgetown Hospital and the St. David?s Partnership.

  • Maintains par levels of supplies as required.
  • In collaboration with the Director, tracks requisitions and purchase orders.
  • Works with other team members to inventory and order supplies through Medibuy.
  • Collaborates with the patient care team to assure that chargeable items are accounted for in a timely fashion.
  • Prepares and opens instruments and supplies according to physician preference, maintaining sterile technique.
  • Demonstrates ability to select, utilize and manage equipment in the OR in a cost effective manner.

Patient Care: Responds to the developmental needs of the patient and family by demonstrating basic knowledge of patient growth and development and by providing individualized patient/family care which addresses language, culture and learning needs.

  • Assists staff as needed with patient care, i.e. answering call lights, assist MD with procedures, assists with labor and deliveries, assists with transferring patients, restocking of delivery carts and infant warmers with supplies and non-narcotic medications, witnessing wastes and returns of narcotic medications.
  • Keeps RN aware of significant information regarding patient and family.
  • Collaborates with the RN regarding unusual situations and seeks assistance as needed.
  • Adheres to all hospital policies and procedures.

Customer Relations: Consistently facilitates positive communication with patients, families, physicians and other guests of St. David?s Georgetown Hospital.

  • Answers the telephone courteously within three rings.
  • Routes telephone calls to appropriate individual.
  • Takes messages accurately and alerts appropriate individual.
  • Promptly greets individuals entering the unit and offers assistance.
  • Provides accurate information to all customers.
  • Understands ones own role and how it relates to others.

Performance Improvement: Actively participates in unit performance improvement activities.

  • Demonstrates an on-going knowledge of and participation in the unit based PI program.
  • Is alert to potential improvement opportunities.
  • Responds with improved performance to results obtained from PI monitors.

Professionalism: Consistently performs job and conducts self in ways which develop mutual respect and trust.

  • Treats all customers with compassion and kindness while recognizing the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual.
  • Acts with honesty and integrity. Treats colleagues, patients and families with respect, loyalty and dignity.
  • Maintains confidentiality about all hospital matters.
  • Maintains effectiveness in varying circumstances remaining open minded regarding changes in direction and new ideas.
  • Adheres to the hospital and unit policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA?s and St. David?s ?Patients First? safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

Personal Development: Actively pursues learning and self development to meet career goals while supporting the mission, vision and values of SDGH and the St. David?s Healthcare Partnership.

  • Utilizes developmental opportunities when identified/encouraged by others.
  • Receptive to developmental feedback.
  • Takes personal responsibility to meet minimum job requirements.

Employee?s conduct must reflect the company?s values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct, ethics and compliance program.


Adheres and upholds all service behaviors as listed in the I CARE value commitment and other departmental initiatives.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: High School graduate/GED. Additional education and training as an OB Scrub Tech as evidenced by on the job training, competency validation and/or completion of an OB Scrub Tech course.

Preferred: Graduation from an accredited Operating Room Technology program. One year experience as an OB or OR technician.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

Required: Current certification for BCLS Healthcare Provider.

Preferred: Certification as a Scrub Tech

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