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
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
Qualifications and Skills needed for this role:
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.
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
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.