Presbyterian Healthcare Services

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at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Posted: 12/6/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2413

Job Description

Type of Opportunity: Full Time

FTE: 1.000000

Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

Shift: 1

Location: US:NM:Espanola 

Essential Qualifications:

High school plus specialized, short-term training in aseptic technique. 

Certification in surgical technology. 

More than one year experience in operating room. 

Must demonstrate knowledge to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients on assigned unit.



REQUIRED Credentials:



Provides assistance and support to surgeons by preparing and providing instruments and equipment during surgical procedures in the Operating Room


*Evaluates and coordinates activities during surgical procedures by anticipating surgeons¿ needs and necessary supplies.

*Scrub In and assist surgeons with various types of surgical procedures by maintaining current knowledge of various procedures and supplies.

*Adheres to proper surgical procedures of aseptic technique and safety in the use of instruments and equipment.

*Maintains an accurate count of sponges, needles, and instruments. Gathers supplies and instruments and assemble before procedures.

*Autoclaves instrument trays as required.

*Ensures that specimens are correctly handled and routed to the proper source.

*Maintains current knowledge of anatomy/physiology and medications used intraoperatively.

*Keeps current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and publications.

*Assists in maintaining the quality assessment program developed for the department


Competencies and skills:
* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data
* SKILL-Microsoft Office
* Planning and coordinating organizational change
* Anticipating & Addressing Customer Needs
* Educating Employees, Customers & Transferring Knowledge
* Functioning as an Effective Contingent Member
* Acquiring & Applying Superior Skills to achieve Quality Outcomes
* Functioning as an Effective Team Member
* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.
* SKILL-Written communication









We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.




Application Instructions

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