Surgical Technologist

Catholic Health Initiatives Lexington , KY 40598

Posted 3 months ago

Saint Joseph East

Labor and Delivery

Full Time
7p--7a

  • Surgical Tech experience required.

Position Summary:
Provide technical services under supervision as a member of the surgery team. Provide direct care to patients of all ages.

Working Relationships: The Surgical Technician is responsible to an immediate supervisor (i.e., RN responsible for the room) and does not supervise any employees.

Is in daily contact with physicians, nurses, patients, co-workers, and managers. Has contact with hospitals and physicians.

For those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation of education.

Requirements:

Requires six to eighteen months of college or trade technical school and completion of course for surgical technicians. CPR update.

On -the-job training, and previous experience as surgical technician and/or national certification is preferred. BCLS certification required.

Language: Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values:

Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

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