Surg Tech, Eye Service Only - St Paul MN 55101

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Surg Tech, Eye Service Only

* Job ID: 48641

* Department: Surgical Svcs Same Day 435

* City: St Paul, MN

* Location: RH - St Paul Specialty Ctr 435 Bldg

* Position Type: Full-Time

* Anticipated Work Schedule: Days

* Shift: Day/Evening

* Hrs/Pay Period: 80

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Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The care team member specifically involved with preparation of supplies, equipment and instruments for surgery; to provide and maintain a sterile field; to assist the surgical staff with technical aspects during surgery; care for equipment and medical supplies following surgery; and performs other duties as assigned. The above staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned service area. The skill and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training, or experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Completion of an accredited surgical technologist training program.

Experience:

One year experience as a surgical technologist, preferably in an out-patient setting.

Knowledge, Skills

& Abilities:

* Knowledge of aseptic technique.

* Knowledge of sterilization techniques.

* Knowledge of surgical instruments procedures and related supplies.

* Knowledge of patient legal rights.

* Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and microbiology.

* Ability to establish effective working relationships with hospital personnel, patients, and visitors.

Licensure/Registration/ Certification:

Completion of national certification exam offered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or completion of exam within 6 months of hire date. Certification to be maintained by employee during length of employment. Current CPR certification.

Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected