Surgical Tech Certified (FT) - Pocono Ambulatory Surgery Center
Company: SCA Health
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Category: Technician/Clinical UnlicensedOverviewSurgical Care
Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities.
We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans
and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional
care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are
driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality
outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at
a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care,
SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities
that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information
on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com. Why join SCA? Consider the
following fantastic benefits---Positive work cultureCareer growth
opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance -
eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid
holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and
short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) Plan
ResponsibilitiesWe are actively hiring for an Surgical Technologist
Certified.Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA. Function
as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by
Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and
chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources.
Demonstrating safe operating of equipment and machinery and follows
procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.
Performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from
unintended retained surgical items. Speaking up with safety
concerns acting as the patient's advocate. Handling specimens
according to facility policy and procedures. Adhering to standard
precautions including the use of personal protective equipment.
Performing interventions to maintain the patient's wound and tissue
perfusion at or above baseline levels. Performing interventions to
protect the patient from surgical site infection. Assembling
supplies and equipment required for the procedure. Preparing and
organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure.
Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the
procedure. Protecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy.
Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within
legal standards of practice. Maintaining a fire safe environment.
Practicing and monitoring aseptic technique. Complying with
Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out
policy. Maintain radiation safety at all times in accordance with
facility policies and procedures. Clean and prepare surgical
instruments for processing and transport them to the
decontamination areas. Evaluate the patient's progress toward
attaining outcomes. Provide hand-off report to other teammates that
are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient's condition and
response to care. Document episode of care accurately, timely,
completely, and legibly. Demonstrate effective communication and
collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and
other stakeholders. Assist with post procedure cleaning of the
operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room
for subsequent patients. Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary
team in planning perioperative patient care. Participate in quality
review and performance improvement projects. Participate in the
performance appraisal process. Use problem-solving and conflict
resolution skills to foster effective work relationships. Maintain
required competencies. Pursue professional growth. Act as a patient
advocate and main privacy and confidentiality of individuals and
health information. Comply with all SCA and facility policies and
procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional
guidelines when providing patient care. Actively participate in
team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles. Demonstrate
fiscal responsibility. Perform all other duties as assigned.
QualificationsHigh School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of a
recognized and accredited Surgical Technologist Program preferred.
Prior Experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred. Current
Surgical Technologist certification preferred. Successful
completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or
documentation of current BCLS certification. Working
Conditions/Physical Requirements: Physically demanding, high-stress
environment Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable
diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions Pushing and
pulling heavy objects Full range of body motion including handling
and lifting patients and equipment Manual and finger dexterity Hand
eye coordination Standing and walking for extensive periods of time
Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs Corrected vision
and hearing to within normal range Working irregular hours
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