Surgical Technologist

  • Hanford Community Medical Center
  • Adventist Health - Hanford Hanford California 93230 US
  • Posted: Jan 15, 2018
Other Nursing

Job Description

 


  About Us


Would you love the
ability to have a picnic in the mountains and sun at the beach all in the same
day?  If that sounds good to you, consider joining the Adventist Health
Central California team.  We are a mission focused non-profit health care system
that has a heart for providing to the under-served.  We are looking for
compassionate and motivated individuals to join our team.  The heart of
our philosophy at Adventist Health is our spirit of healing the whole human
being through physical, mental and spiritual healing.  We strive to
accomplish this daily through the interactions we have with our patients and
community members, and we believe this sets us apart as a truly unique place to
work.  If you would like to work in a supportive and compassionate
environment, as a member of an organization dedicated to providing you
with the necessary resources to succeed, please continue reading below, for a
detailed description of this job opportunity.
 


Position Summary:


Surgical Technologists are Allied Health Professionals, who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients. Surgical technologists work under the supervision of a surgeon and RN to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical Technologists possess expertise in the theory and applications of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive and therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The Surgical Technologist must be able to plan and provide healthcare interventions that take into consideration age specific needs for patients in the stages; infant to toddler, young children, older children, adolescence, early, middle and late adulthood.


 


Education/Training/Experience:


High School Diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of surgical procedures, techniques, instruments, equipment and supplies. Minimum of 6 months recent operating room experience or completion of formal training program.


 


Licensure/Certifications:  


Graduate of a formal Surgical Technologist training course or equivalent on the job training. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS), Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) preferred. 


 


Adventist Health/Central Valley Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.