At St. Tammany Health System, delivering world-class healthcare close to home is our goal. That means we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best professionals for every position in our health system.
We believe the pristine beauty of St. Tammany Parish adds to our attractive compensation package.
The health system is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste.
6PM to 6AM
JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Summary of the Job:
Under direct supervision of the Charge Nurse and/or assigned circulating nurse, the Surgical Technologist/LPN performs procedures which render the safest and most effective service to the patient and surgeon. As a "scrubbed" member of the surgical team, it is his/her responsibility to anticipate the needs of the surgeon.
He/She passes instruments, sutures, sponges and all other necessary sterile equipment to the operating team. Also assists with vaginal deliveries.
Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology.
One (1) year Operating Room experience preferred. BLS certified through the American Heart Association on hire. Surgical Technology Certification preferred.
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time.
Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required:
Constant (67%-100%) - seeing
Frequently (34%-66%)- lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling/feeling, talking, hearing
Occasionally (1%-33%)- climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), stooping, crouching
Each St. Tammany Health System staff member is expected to conduct himself or herself according to our mission, vision and values.
Please take time to review those expectations, which can be found by clicking here, before applying for employment. If you feel you are unable to demonstrate those characteristics, we respectfully request that you do not proceed with the application process.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
St. Tammany Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Tammany Health System is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
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