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Surgical Technician - Operating Room

Company: Providence
Location: Orange
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Advance your nursing career working at a Magnet recognized hospital known for clinical quality and patient safety. Our team is looking for an experienced Surgical Technician to join our Operating Room in our Main Hospital at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange. This is a part time, 8-hour day shift position for a total of 40 biweekly hours.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

Under supervision of the Surgeon, facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures. Ensure that the operating room environment is safe, the equipment functions properly, and the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Consistently demonstrate behaviors that model the SJHS core values and the hospital’s mission statement. Communicate clearly and professionally with all members of the heath care team and other personal in both providing and obtaining information.

Qualifications and Skills needed for this role:

Required qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers. Obtain at least 6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) per year. Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal skills with patients, patients' families, and ancillary departments. Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations. Expertise in theory and application of sterile and aseptic techniques. Knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies. Knowledge of Operating Room equipment/instrumentation. Ability to operate business machines and handle heavy equipment (push/pull). Ability to speak and write in English.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one (1) year of Operating Room experience.

About the department you will serve:

The Operating Room at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange is an inpatient surgery unit consisting of 17 operating rooms and 90 staff members. We are an interactive, flexible and supportive team and a Center of Excellence for Orthopedic, Spine, and Bariatric surgery procedures. The unit utilizes state of the art technology and equipment and has consistently high HCAPS scores. Our priority is always patient experience and patient care. Surgical Technicians are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients.

Comprehensive Range of Benefits:

Professional Advancement: Individual career development plans, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating managers

Health: Medical - Cigna HMO and POS plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, Employee Assistance

Program Wellness: Retirement – 401(K), Paid-Time Off - Based on employment status of FT, PT, PD and years of service, Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, optional Pre-Paid Legal Plan

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Dignity. Service. Excellence. Justice. These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting. As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community. The most important result: employee engagement. We are proud of our dedicated employees practicing our core values. Because of them, the St. Joseph Health System was awarded the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award for three consecutive years. Only 12 organizations in the world received this distinguished accolade, which recognizes fully engaged workplaces.

Clinical Excellence: When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteemed recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care. A haven that feels like home. St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings. Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital! St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Keywords: Providence, Orange , Surgical Technician - Operating Room, Other , Orange, California

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