12 Hour Night Shift
A clinically competent surgical technologist, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, is responsible for the care and safety of the patient during the intra-operative period and assisting with preparation of surgical patient by performance of routine and delegated duties according to standards and policies of the hospital. Included within this assignment is assessing and providing basic patient care needs while maintaining patient care standards. The Obstetric Surgical Technician should be self-motivated and able to function as a member of a health care team.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Must be able to read and write English.
Education: High School graduate, graduate of an accredited school or Surgical Technology program
Experience: Must possess a minimum of one year current operating room experience (student
experience allowed). Possesses a service orientation, should possess the ability to understand and react effectively to the unique needs and care for all patient populations. (i.e. neonatal, pediatrics, adolescents, geriatrics.
Special Qualifications: Knowledge and understanding of basic principles of asepsis, basic biology, leadership qualities, the ability to work independently, demonstrates effective communication and organizational skills. Acknowledges the age appropriate physical/emotional needs of the patient within the scope of their practice. Must be able to plan and prioritize patient care needs, implement appropriate patient care activities, and evaluate effectiveness of specific patient care activities. Communicates patient care needs and outcome variances in a timely & effective manner. This position requires a demonstration of knowledge and skills necessary to provide within the scope of their job description and provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Knowledgeable of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and can interpret information needed for each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age specific needs and to provide the care needed. Must be kind and courteous to patients and visitor; get along well with others. Must be clean and neat and conform to the Dress Code. Must be able to assist in orientation of new Obstetric Surgical Technicians. Current CPR certification is required
III. Degree of Supervision Required: Supervision received by Director of Women’s Services, Charge
Nurse, RN professional staff, Medical /Surgical Staff, Anesthesiologists, and other health care professionals.
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