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Company: UHS
Location: Enid
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities Responsible for planning and preparing for the surgical procedure and assisting the surgeon. Assist in care of hospital patients under the direction of nursing and the medical staff. Position is responsible for adhering to all standards of nursing care, and for promoting teamwork among co-workers. Attend 75% of department staff meetings and is accountable for all others through the reading of meeting minutes. Attend all mandatory in-services. Documentation of 10 educational hours in addition to mandatory in-services. Participates in orientation and cross training of new employees, students, and department personnel as requested and documented in chronological order. Flexes hours as needed, rotates call and stays late when needed to assist with the schedule. Responds to request for help during unscheduled times. Completes annual contact hour requirements. Attends unit meetings either by attendance or by the reading of the minutes. Completes annual Procedural Self-assessment. Demonstrates self-directed learning and participates in continuing education annually to meet own professional development and department specific requirements. Complies with safety and emergency procedures Consistently practices procedures to protect self and others and adheres to OSHA exposure plan guidelines. Responds appropriately in an actual or "drill" disaster, tornado and/or fire according to hospital and department policy and procedure. Knows emergency Dept codes and responds to those codes according to written procedure. Reviews emergency alert codes on an annual basis and responds to these codes according to written policy and procedure. Demonstrates knowledge of the Birthplace surgery environment Uses the correct dress code and Personal Protective Equipment as needed. Annually completes the skills/equipment checklist Order case cart requisitions according to procedure and specific doctors' preference card. Open sterile supplies for procedure according to specific doctor's preference card. Anticipate variables by having instruments/supplies available in the room. Open only those supplies/instruments necessary, as indicated by the preference card to maintain effectiveness and reduce waste. Update doctor's preference cards for change as indicated in department policy. Specialty instruments and supplies are prepared for sterilization by the end of the shift. Upon completion of procedure, supplies and instrumentation are handled according to established procedures. Room termination is completed according to established procedures. Furniture, suture, and equipment are returned to proper places. Verifying drugs and solution received from circulating nurse according to department procedure. Observe for breaks in sterile technique and handle according to department standards of care. Perform counts according to department policy. Follow principles of aseptic technique at all times according to standards of care. Perform all surgical hand scrubs according to department procedure. Proper OR attire is worn at all times according to department policy. Contaminated supplies, instrumentation, and equipment should be handled according to department standards of care. Adheres to department confine and contain procedures. Properly prepares instruments for decontamination. Knowledgeable of Basic Aseptic techniques Scrub for operative procedures demonstrating good aseptic technical knowledge of perioperative safety and infection control guidelines. Handles instruments, sutures and specimens appropriately. Delivery of sterile instruments to a sterile field. Maintenance of a sterile field. Demonstrates correct Materials Management (instruments, sponges, needles, etc.) Displays various transfer techniques with sharps, as needed. Counting of surgical objects as required per policy. Accountability of surgical objects. Accountability and care of surgical specimens. Performs other duties as required and assigned. Qualifications High school graduate or GED required. BLS required. Surgical technology preparation and/or experience in operating room technique preferred. Nurse Aide experience is a preferred. Basic computer skills required. Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: UHS, Enid , SURGICAL TECH, OR (NON CERT), Healthcare , Enid, Oklahoma

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