SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST STUDENT

Owensboro Health - 42303
November 19, 2020
SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST STUDENT Clinical Support Hours: 3p-9p As Needed - PRN (As needed) Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-70 - 40297A
Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director of Surgical Services and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Certified Surgical Technologist (CST), acts in a support role in Surgical Services. Under direct supervision, is accountable for the care and safety of patients specific to the needs of the patient population. # Job Responsibilities Under the supervision of the RN or CST, takes responsibility and actively participates in case set, scrubbing cases, patient safety, and assisting other team members. Demonstrates a positive attitude and eagerness to learn the role of the CST. Listens and accepts feedback on performance including constructive criticism and adjusts accordingly. Actively communicates with staff and supervisors to gain experience necessary to become proficient in scrubbing in all basic cases. Responsible for the in-servicing and safe operation of all surgical equipment. Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire No experience required BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under direct supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.