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Certified Surgical Technologist

Campbell County Health Gillette Full-Time
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JOB SUMMARY
Works under the supervision of the Surgery Services Director and OR Clinical Care Supervisor. Assists in patient care activities as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. Has an understanding of the procedures being performed. Maintains the sterile field during surgical procedures.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES
  • Scrubs all surgical services provided at CCH.
  • Identifies and assures that physician preferences for surgical supplies, equipment, and instruments are ready for each case.
  • Maintains principles of aseptic technique.
  • Performs technical skills in accordance with hospital policy and procedure.
  • Performs “on-call” duties.
  • Provides service excellence to all customers.
  • Orients new personnel to job duties.
  • Maintains professional standards related to clinical practice, staffing and continuing education.
  • Practices fiscal responsibility and accountability.
  • Actively participates in hospital committees, CQI teams, and Quality Improvement Program.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment.
  • Performs proper sterilization technique on instruments/equipment.
  • Adheres to CCH policies and procedures.
  • Complies with the hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, laws and regulations, and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Must be free from governmental sanctions involving health care and/or financial practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Required to take call.
  • Education: High school graduate or GED, graduated from surgical technologist program. Certification required.
  • Licensure: None
  • Experience: Experience as surgical technologist preferred.
  • Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Hand/eye coordination, fine and gross dexterity, able to speak clearly.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work staff and physicians. Able to communicate positively during stressful situations,
  • Essential Physical Requirements: Requires standing or walking for long periods of time, holding retractors. Able to lift 50 lbs. Requires stooping, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
  • Essential Mental Abilities: Able to prioritize multiple details simultaneously. The ability to recall from memory the required instruments, procedures, and correct sequence of instruments for a variety of procedures. Able to speak, write, and understand English. Able to respond to instructions quickly.
  • Essential Sensory Requirements: Corrected vision, hearing to normal range. Able to communicate in an environment where surgical masks are worn.
  • Exposure to Hazards: OSHA CATEGORY I. TASK THAT INVOLVES EXPOSURE TO BLOOD, BODY FLUIDS, OR TISSUES. All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category I Tasks. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category I Tasks.
  • Hours of Work: 8-10-12 hour shifts and on-call coverage with a minimum response time of 20 minutes.
  • Employees working in healthcare facilities have the potential to be exposed to hazardous materials including: Hazardous Chemicals/Drugs, Waste Anesthetic Gases, Radiation, Latex, Biological Hazards, Respiratory Hazards and Ergonomic Hazards. See Hazardous Materials in the Workplace Policy.

Skills required

Urgent Care
Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatrics
Basic Life Support
Health Facilities
Emergency Departments

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From humble beginnings in a 31-bed, red brick hospital built in 1953 to our current buildings, expansion projects and physician recruitment, we are investing in the health of our community for the future. Our employees are committed to your wellbeing, and excellence, every day.

Campbell County Health includes Campbell County Memorial Hospital, a 90-bed acute care, community hospital; Campbell County Medical Group with nearly 20 clinics; The Legacy Living & Rehabilitation Center long-term care center and the Powder River Surgery Center. We are certified as an Area Trauma Hospital by the State of Wyoming. Almost 80 physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in over 20 specialties are committed to your wellbeing right here at home. If you haven’t visited us lately, we urge you to get to know us again. Our physicians, nurses and staff are committed to giving you the very best experience possible.

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