Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - Full Time - Days/Evenings
Mary Washington Healthcare
Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Internal Number: R-1002
Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team.
Under the direction and supervision of the Specialty Coordinator/Registered Nurse, this position provides assistance to nursing staff by communicating changes in patient status and preparing the Operating Room (OR) rooms with necessary equipment.
10K Sign-on bonus eligibility with a 2-year commitment. Internal associates are not eligible.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Collaborates with the care team in the formation of the patient's plan of care to achieve desired outcomes for the patient based on physician preference cards, current assessment findings, diagnostic reports, and standards of care/practice.
Communicates safe therapeutic care for patient throughout the patient's perioperative experience.
Maintains and cares for equipment and supplies. Prepares OR rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies, and equipment. Follows aseptic technique in opening sterile supplies and during set up for procedures.
Drapes patients and assists the surgical team during operative procedures.
Assists in turnover of room between cases.
Provides input for changes to physician preference cards according to surgeon's request.
Maintains a safe and orderly environment.
Participates in hospital wide infection control plan and quality improvement process.
Demonstrates effective communication, customer service, and team building skills.
Accepts responsibility for professional growth and development.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or GED required.
Clinical education and/or experience must meet one of the following criteria:
Graduate of an approved formal program to include one of the following: OR Technology, Surgical Scrub Tech, or Surgical Technology (six months experience preferred)
Licensed Practical Nurse eligible to practice in Virginia with one year operating room experience
Trained Scrub/Operating Room Tech with a minimum of seven (7) years hospital operating room experience
AHA BLS Provider CPR required at hire
Must become a Certified Surgical Technologist within 6 months of hire.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.