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Night Shift On Call Surgical Tech

Riverview Health Westfield Full-Time
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Join an award-winning team at Riverview Health - a Pathway to Excellence Award recipient! We are located in beautiful Noblesville, Indiana.

As a member of the healthcare team here at Riverview Health, a Night Shift On Call Surgical Tech demonstrates active patient advocacy to ensure all rights are identified and met for every patient. The Night Shift On Call Surgical Tech encompasses all duties relating to providing exemplary patient care services at Riverview Health. Outstanding customer service skills and understanding of confidentiality and productivity are required by the Night Shift On Call Surgical Tech.

  • The primary function of the night shift on-call surgical technologist practitioner is as the "scrub technologist" in the surgical suite during on-call hours of 7p-7a Sunday thru Thursday nights. The surgical technologist practitioner may be assigned other functions as permitted by the hospital policy. The performance of these functions will be according to the experience and scope of educational preparation of the individual and applicable legal guidelines.
  • Must apply the principles of asepsis in knowledgeable manner to provide optimum patient care.
  • Must identify emergency situations and use sound judgement in instituting established procedures. Correct situations in a clam and efficient manner.
  • Must develop initiative in order to inquire and explore new surgical procedures and subjects relating to the OR and the surgical patient.
  • Must provide a safe, efficient environment for the surgical patient.
  • Must respect the patient's inherent right to privacy, dignity and safety.
  • Must understand the actions and use of anesthetic agents in order to be able to care for the patient in an informed manner.
  • Must develop and improve skills in assisting the surgeon and in the organization of work by learning to use economy on time, motion and materials.
  • Must identify the structure and function of body parts; recognize common disorders of the body.
  • Must function under all aspects of surgical techniques, both routine and special surgical procedures and perform them in a professional manner.
  • Must prepare and know the specific uses of all equipment and supplies used for surgical procedures.
  • Must anticipate the needs of the surgeon in order to expedite the procedure, thus minimizing patient's exposure to trauma.
  • Must recognize responsibility of own actions.
  • Must differentiate cleaning and sterilization methods for specific equipment and instruments necessary for specific surgical procedures.
  • Must display dexterity in the use of surgical instruments and knowledge of the step-by-step procedure for specific surgical procedures.
  • Must realize the importance of teamwork, consideration, and cooperation.
  • Must attend inservices and department meetings.
  • Must practice good interpersonal skills.
  • Must comply with all applicable policies and procedures, including, but not limited to: all departmental and functional policy and procedure, maintaining acceptable attendance records, arriving for duty punctually, and following dress code.
  • Must participate in performance improvement activities as requested.
  • Must assume information management responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • State Issued License - Yes
  • CPR - Yes
  • ACLS - N/A
  • PALS - N/A
  • Type of Specialty Certification or other Licensure, if required: - Surgical Technologist

Recommended skills

Surgical Procedures
Interpersonal Skills
Emergency Handling
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