Surgical Technologist II, FT-Eves, $5K SIgn On Bonus, MHW: Operating Room

Memorial Healthcare System Pembroke Pines, FL

About the Job

  


Summary:
Facilitates the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.

 

Detailed responsibilities:
• Prepares surgical operating suite with drapes, solutions, instruments, equipment and supplies. Ensures good working order of equipment and instruments.
• Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
• Passes instruments to physician during surgery. Continually accounts for number and location of instruments and supplies during surgery.
• Receives and processes specimens for delivery to the laboratory.


Competencies and skills:
Essential:
• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
• CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
• PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting.
• EQUIPMENT STERILIZATION: Receives, sorts, decontaminates, cleans, examines and sterilizes surgical and medical items.
• PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"
• CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS: Applies knowledge of clinical standards, policies, and procedures relevant to function and organization.

 

 

Education:
Essential:
• Accredited Program

 

Education specialization:
Essential:
• Surgical Technologist


Credentials:
Essential:
• BLS Certification



Education equivalent experience:
Essential:
• Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program.

 

Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: 1 year experience required.

 

 

Working conditions:
Essential:
• Bending and Stooping    80.00%
• Climbing    60.00%
• Keyboard Entry    80.00%
• Kneeling    80.00%
• Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater    80.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Reaching    80.00%
• Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg    80.00%
• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm    80.00%
• Running    40.00%
• Sitting    80.00%
• Squatting    80.00%
• Standing    80.00%
• Walking    80.00%
• Audible Speech    80.00%
• Hearing Acuity    80.00%
• Smelling Acuity    80.00%
• Depth Perception    80.00%
• Distinguish Color    80.00%
• Seeing - Far    80.00%
• Seeing - Near    80.00%
• Bio hazardous Waste    80.00%
• Biological Hazards - Respiratory    80.00%
• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion    80.00%
• Blood and/or Bodily Fluids    80.00%
• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens    80.00%
• Cytotoxic Chemicals    60.00%
• Dust    60.00%
• Gas/Vapors/Fumes    80.00%
• Hazardous Chemicals    60.00%
• Latex    60.00%
• Computer Monitor    80.00%
• Domestic Animals    60.00%
• Extreme Heat/Cold    60.00%
• Fire Risk    80.00%
• Hazardous Noise    40.00%
• Heating Devices    80.00%
• Laser/High Intensity Lights    80.00%
• Moving Mechanical Parts    80.00%
• Needles/Sharp Objects    80.00%
• Potential Electric Shock    60.00%
• Potential for Physical Assault    80.00%
• Wet or Slippery Surfaces    80.00%

  

 

Organizational Profile:
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West’s many respected specialty programs include:

• Medical and Surgical Services
• Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
• Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
• Memorial Cancer Institute
• Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County’s first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
• Memorial Neuroscience Institute
• Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
• Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
• The Family Birthplace
• Women’s Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 – and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an “A” Ranking for Patient Safety.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.